Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 051625
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1225 PM EDT Tuesday, May 5, 2015
High pressure continues to hold over the southeastern US. This ridge will keep
significant precipitation to the north and west of the Ohio Valley. Some
scattered activity is expected today and into Wednesday as a weak wave moves
along the northern Ohio Valley.
There is potential for more significant amounts and coverage of showers and
storms over the weekend. Then early next week low pressure is forecast to
finally pass through the basin providing the entire Ohio Valley with a dose of
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
The flood potential is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rainfall was generally confined north of the Ohio River. Basin averages were
highest in the northern half of Indiana and across central Ohio where they
ranged from 0.50 to 1.25 inches.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain is forecast in the northern and eastern portions of the basin. Basin
average amounts will be highest in northern Ohio and western Pennsylvania where
they will range from 0.30 to 0.60 inch.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation