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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:54 AM EST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Scioto River at Piketon
* until late Wednesday night.
* At 11 am the stage was 20.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 20 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue rising to near 26.0 feet by early Monday
morning. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday before
midnight.
* At stages near 25 feet, flooding of several low-lying roads occurs,
and backwater flooding poses serious problems in Pike and Scioto
counties.



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:05 PM EST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the
following areas, in Indiana, Dearborn, Fayette in, Franklin
in, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union in, and Wayne. In
Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant,
Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, and Robertson. In Ohio,
Adams, Auglaize, Brown, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont,
Clinton, Darke, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette OH, Franklin OH,
Greene, Hamilton, Hardin, Highland, Hocking, Licking, Logan,
Madison, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Pickaway, Pike, Preble,
Ross, Scioto, Shelby, Union OH, and Warren.

* Through Sunday morning

* more rainfall is expected, with the potential for heavy rainfall
at times tonight. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches
will be possible. Some of higher rainfall rates in thunderstorms
may lead to flash flooding later this evening into the overnight
hours.

* Excessive rainfall will cause local rivers, creeks, and
streams to rise. Those near streams and rivers should be
especially cautious as streams and rivers can rise quickly.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People in the watch area, especially those living in areas prone
to flooding, should be prepared to take action should flooding
develop. Monitor the latest forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:05 PM EST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the
following areas, in Indiana, Dearborn, Fayette in, Franklin
in, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union in, and Wayne. In
Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant,
Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, and Robertson. In Ohio,
Adams, Auglaize, Brown, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont,
Clinton, Darke, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette OH, Franklin OH,
Greene, Hamilton, Hardin, Highland, Hocking, Licking, Logan,
Madison, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Pickaway, Pike, Preble,
Ross, Scioto, Shelby, Union OH, and Warren.

* Through Sunday morning

* more rainfall is expected, with the potential for heavy rainfall
at times tonight. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches
will be possible. Some of higher rainfall rates in thunderstorms
may lead to flash flooding later this evening into the overnight
hours.

* Excessive rainfall will cause local rivers, creeks, and
streams to rise. Those near streams and rivers should be
especially cautious as streams and rivers can rise quickly.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People in the watch area, especially those living in areas prone
to flooding, should be prepared to take action should flooding
develop. Monitor the latest forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings.





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