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Flood Warning

December 21, 2013

Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
254 PM EST SAT DEC 21 2013

…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS…

GREAT MIAMI RIVER BELOW MIAMISBURG
GREAT MIAMI RIVER NEAR MIDDLETOWN
MAD RIVER AT SPRINGFIELD
WEST FORK OF WHITEWATER RIVER AT ALPINE

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

SAFETY MESSAGE…DO NOT DRIVE YOUR CAR THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS.

STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER ALL HAZARDS RADIO.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE GREAT MIAMI RIVER BELOW MIAMISBURG
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* AT 245 PM THE STAGE WAS 13.1 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17 FEET.
* THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 21.4 FEET BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* AT STAGES NEAR 21.0 FEET, WIDESPREAD FLOODING OCCURS ALONG THE RIVER FROM SOUTH OF MIAMISBURG DOWNSTREAM TO NEAR CHAUTAUQUA. SOME HOMES NEAR THE RIVER IN CARLISLE BECOME FLOODED…AND EVACUATIONS OF SOME HOMES BECOME NECESSARY IN SOME LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE RIVER. SEVERAL ROADS ON THE OUTER LIMITS OF MIAMISBURG CLOSE TO THE RIVER ARE FLOODED. MIAMISBURG AND MOST OF FRANKLIN ARE PROTECTED BY FLOOD WALLS AND LEVEES…BUT FLOODING DOES OCCUR DOWNSTREAM OF SOUTH STREET ALONG DAYTON OXFORD ROAD.

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