Flood Watch Issued For Much Of Northwest Ohio

Hancock County and the City of Findlay are included in a Flood Watch issued by the National Weather Service.

The Flood Watch goes from Friday night through Saturday night and includes Hancock and surrounding counties.

Forecasters say multiple rounds of moderate to heavy rain on Friday and Saturday could lead to flooding.

Findlay is in the 2 to 3 inches range in terms of total rainfall expected.

The Blanchard River is forecast to crest at 12.1 feet, which is moderate flood stage and will cause flooding.

It will be warm and windy as well, with a high Friday around 55 and Saturday around 60.

The National Weather Service says a Flood Watch is issued when there is a potential for flooding.

People should continue to monitor the forecast and remain alert for possible flood warnings.

Those in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should a flood warning be issued or if flooding develops.