12/24/13 4:25 a.m.
Residents in Findlay are cleaning up after the eleventh highest flood in the city’s history, The Blanchard River crested at 15.37 feet early Monday morning about a foot less than the worst-case scenario unofficial forecast provided to city officials by the National Weather Service. The river is currently running at about 11.74 feet and is still expected to drop out of flood stage this morning.
Even after all the warning about driving in high water firefighters were called to rescue a couple of people from a stranded vehicle near the flood-covered intersection of County Road 236 and State Route 568. Arcadia and Vanlue firefighters also assisted.