Blanchard River Drop Below Flood Stage In Findlay And Ottawa

11/21/17 – 4:59 A.M.

The Blanchard River is still running high in Findlay, but it is out of flood stage. The National Weather Service says the river dropped out of flood state Monday night. The latest projections show the river dropping out of action stage late this morning. The action stage starts at 8 feet in Findlay.

Downstream in Ottawa the Blanchard crested in the minor flood stage at just below 25 feet Monday afternoon. It has already dropped back below flood stage, much faster than projections expected.