Flood Warnings Issued For Rivers And Creeks

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for some area rivers and creeks.

In Findlay, a Flood Warning was issued for Eagle Creek that will extend through Friday morning.

The river was around 8.5 feet at 9 a.m. Thursday and is expected to rise above flood stage of 9 feet later in the morning and crest at around 10.5 feet on Thursday night.

At 10 feet, water from the Eagle Creek will impact portions of South Blanchard Street, Brookside Drive, Fremont and Graceland Streets.

The intersections of Beechmont Drive with Fairmont and Rosemont Drives flood.

In Putnam County, there is a Flood Warning in effect for the Blanchard River at Ottawa from Friday morning through Monday night.

The river is expected to rise above flood stage of 23 feet late Friday morning and crest at 26 feet early Saturday afternoon.

It will then fall below flood stage early Monday morning. Minor flooding is forecast.

There is also a Flood Warning for the Auglaize River near Fort Jennings.

As of Thursday morning, the NWS was still forecasting the Blanchard River in Findlay to rise to around 13.9 feet, which is moderate flood stage.

Some road closures are likely.

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