Blanchard Recedes Slowly In Ottawa

12/24/13 4:40 a.m.
The flood situation in Ottawa slowly continues to improve. The Blanchard River crested in the village at 28.85 feet Monday morning in the moderate flood stage. The river is currently running at 28.04 feet and is expected to exit flood stage early afternoon on Christmas Day. Ottawa Mayor Dean Meyer issued a plea Monday to drivers who still insist on ignoring road barriers and drive over flooded roads.

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