River Continues To Recede

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.

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