Hazardous Weather Outlook: Rain Could Bring More Flooding
RACINE, Ohio – Another system is prompting the National Weather Service (NWS) to issue a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the region. The Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Ohio including Meigs County, along with much of West Virginia, northeast Kentucky, and southwest Virginia.
According to the NWS, another round of rain which could be heavy at times is expected Thursday, Feb. 24 into Friday, Feb. 25. This may result in high water issues. There is a marginal risk for excessive rainfall for much of the area Thursday and Thursday night, with a slight risk along the Ohio River and Tug Fork. There is the possibility for the Ohio River to reach or exceed flood state at several points between Parkersburg and Huntington. Watches and warnings may be needed.
Weather Forecast for the Week Ahead
Today – Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tonight – Cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Thursday – A chance of snow showers and freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of snow showers, freezing rain, and sleet between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., then rain showers after 10 a.m. High near 41. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Thursday Night – Showers. Low around 34. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday – Showers likely, mainly before 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. West wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night – Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Saturday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Saturday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Monday – Sunny, with a high near 40.
Monday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Tuesday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.