How IKE may affect us

People in the Lower Ohio Valley may see quit a bit of weather as hurricane IKE moves onshore and eventually into our region. The official forecast from the Tropical Prediction Center has the remnants of IKE moving into the Lower Ohio Valley on Sunday.

hurricane map

Heavy rain and gusty winds can be expected on Sunday. Here is the latest rainfal forecast for the country for the next 5 days and is updated at 7AM CDT.

rainfall map

This forecast is updated again at 6PM CDT each day.

rainfall map issued at 6PM

This suggests that several inches of rain is possible in parts of the area. This could create some flooding problems as addressed in the Hydrologic Outlook product.

People in our area should keep up with the latest forecasts as we move through the weekend.


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