A Flood Watch is out until 6 a.m. Wednesday for the majority of the Tri-State. During that time, 1-2 inches of rain is expected Tuesday with the potential for flooding, especially along rivers.
There is a MARGINAL RISK for severe weather for our Indiana counties and parts of Northern Kentucky. There is also a MARGINAL RISK for excessive rain for everyone on Tuesday. The rain ends Tuesday night.
RAIN TIMING ON TUESDAY:
- 2 a.m.- heavy rain reaches Cincinnati
- 8 a.m.- rain becomes lighter
- 11 a.m.- line of storms moves across the Tri-State
- 4 p.m.- widespread heavy rain
- 8 p.m.- rain exits
By early Wednesday, with highs only reaching the 40s. This will be the start of our big cool down.
A wintry mix begins after midnight. We'll see brief breaks by late morning. A better chance for that wintry mix returns Thursday afternoon into early Friday.
Friday morning has the potential to see a few snow showers, especially for our northern counties.
WINTRY MIX TIMING THURSDAY:
- 1 a.m.- wintry mix reaches Cincinnati
- 9 a.m.- wintry mix fades
- Noon- wintry mix begins again
- 4 a.m.- wintry mix and rain fades, snow showers possible
- 9 a.m.- light snow showers move out
Things we're still watching: We're watching for timing, amounts, and precipitation types. We're still a few days out, so models will continue to update, but confidence is growing. We're also still watching local levels for rivers across the Tri-State. You can see the rising levels forecast below:
Heavy at times
Rain & chance for thunderstorms