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Flood Watch

December 20, 2013

Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
922 PM EST THU DEC 19 2013

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT 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…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…SHELBY…UNION OH AND WARREN.

* FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL FOCUS AN AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION…THE RECENT MELTING OF SNOW HAS ELEVATED STREAMS SLIGHTLY AND WILL HELP INCREASE THE FLOOD THREAT. RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 1.5 TO 4 INCH RANGE WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL WILL OCCUR THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND EVENING SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS MAY INCLUDE FLOODED ROADS AS WELL AS WELL AS STREAMS AND RIVERS EXCEEDING BANK FULL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

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