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Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Adams; Auglaize; Brown; Butler; Champaign; Clark; Clermont; Clinton; Darke; Delaware; Fairfield; Fayette; Franklin; Greene; Hamilton; Hardin; Highland; Hocking; Licking; Logan; Madison; Mercer; Miami; Montgomery; Pickaway; Pike; Preble; Ross; Scioto; Shel

NWS Wilmington (Southwestern Ohio)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... The Flash 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.

* Until 8 PM EDT this evening

* Additional scattered storm development is expected again today, with total additional rainfall up to 1.5 inches possible. However, high rainfall rates of around an inch per hour may lead to quick flooding and/or flash flooding issues.

* With very wet soil conditions across much of the region, any heavy rain will quickly convert to runoff, either aggravating ongoing flooding or helping to re-initiate high water issues. Many low lying areas will be quick to flood should heavy rain occur.

People in the watch area should keep an eye on the weather and be prepared for immediate action should heavy rains and flooding occur or a Flash Flood Warning be issued. Avoid low-lying areas, and be careful when approaching highway dips and underpasses.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Adams; Wells

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers... Wabash River near Linn Grove affecting Adams and Wells Counties Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Wells County Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams Counties .Runoff from recent heavy rainfall will result in the river rising above minor flood stage. The Flood Warning continues for The Wabash River near Linn Grove

* until Tuesday evening.

* At 11 AM Thursday the stage was 11.6 feet and rising.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will rise to a crest near 13.2 feet around 8 AM Saturday June 22 and fall below flood stage around 8 PM Monday June 24.

* At 14.0 feet...Secondary roads are blocked. Roads near the east side of Geneva begin to flood. Some evacuations may be required and property needs to be transferred to higher ground. &&

Never drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or local media for further statements and updated forecasts. Detailed river forecasts and more information can be found on the internet at www.weather.gov/iwx under Rivers and Lakes. All times are in Eastern Time. This statement will be updated in about 24 hours or sooner if necessary.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Allen; Defiance; Fulton; Henry; Paulding; Putnam; Van Wert

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of northwest Ohio, including the following areas, Allen OH, Defiance, Fulton OH, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, and Van Wert.

* Until 5 PM EDT this afternoon

* Heavy rainfall remains possible through this afternoon. Saturated ground from recent rainfall coupled with torrential rain that falls from slow moving showers and thunderstorms could quickly runoff and create flooding.

* Rapid rises of streams, creeks and rivers are possible given saturated soils. Roads in poor drainage areas may become impassable with water flowing across them.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Defiance; Fulton; Williams

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers... Wabash River near Linn Grove affecting Adams and Wells Counties Wabash River near Bluffton affecting Wells County Tiffin River near Stryker affecting Defiance...Fulton and Williams Counties .Runoff from recent heavy rainfall will result in the river rising above minor flood stage. The Flood Warning continues for The Tiffin River near Stryker

* from this evening to Sunday morning.

* At 11 AM Thursday the stage was 10.1 feet and rising.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage Thursday evening and crest near 11.5 feet around 8 AM Friday June 21 and fall below flood stage around 8 AM Saturday June 22.

* At 12.0 feet...Portions of State Route 66 flood north of Archbold. &&

Never drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or local media for further statements and updated forecasts. Detailed river forecasts and more information can be found on the internet at www.weather.gov/iwx under Rivers and Lakes. All times are in Eastern Time. This statement will be updated in about 24 hours or sooner if necessary.


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