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Flood Warning

December 22, 2013

Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
130 AM EST SUN DEC 22 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR…FAYETTE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL INDIANA…UNION COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL INDIANA…WAYNE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL INDIANA…AUGLAIZE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO…EXTREME NORTHWESTERN CHAMPAIGN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO…EXTREME NORTHWESTERN CLARK COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO…DARKE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO…NORTHWESTERN LOGAN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO…MERCER COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO…MIAMI COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO…NORTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO…PREBLE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO…SHELBY COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO…

* UNTIL 1215 PM EST.

* HEAVY RAIN OF 2.5 INCHES TO OVER 5 INCHES HAS FALLEN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA IN THE PAST 24 HOURS. THIS RAINFALL ON VERY SATURATED GROUND HAS LED TO WIDESPREAD FLOODING. LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED THAT MANY ROADS ACROSS THIS AREA REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH BUT THE HIGH WATER WILL BE VERY SLOW TO RECEDE.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT ARE IN THE WARNING INCLUDE…CELINA…CONNERSVILLE…EATON…GREENVILLE…HUBER HEIGHTS…LIBERTY…PIQUA…RICHMOND…SIDNEY…ST. MARYS…TROY AND WAPAKONETA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND. STAY AWAY FROM FLOOD WATERS AND AVOID FLOOD PRONE AREAS.

TO REPORT FLOODING…GO TO OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ILN AND SUBMIT YOUR REPORT VIA SOCIAL MEDIA…WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

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