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Flood Warning
Issued: 3:28 PM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Markland dam
* until further notice.
* At 3 PM the stage was 53.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 51 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will rise to near 57.6 feet by Monday evening. The river will
then begin falling, but remain above flood stage for the next 5 days.
* At stages near 57.0 feet, lowland flooding worsens with creeks and
streams emptying into the Ohio River experiencing backwater flooding.
Counties affected include Gallatin and Carroll counties in Kentucky
and Switzerland County Indiana. Several roads along the river become
flooded in areas.



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:05 PM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the
following areas, in Indiana, Dearborn, Fayette in, Franklin
in, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union in, and Wayne. In
Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant,
Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, and Robertson. In Ohio,
Adams, Brown, Butler, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Fairfield,
Fayette OH, Franklin OH, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Hocking,
Licking, Madison, Montgomery, Pickaway, Pike, Preble, Ross,
Scioto, and Warren.

* Through Sunday morning

* more rainfall is expected, with the potential for heavy
rainfall at times between Saturday morning and Sunday morning.
Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches will be possible
through Sunday morning.

* Excessive rainfall will cause local rivers, creeks, and
streams to rise. Those near streams and rivers should be
especially cautious as streams and rivers can rise quickly.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People in the watch area, especially those living in areas prone
to flooding, should be prepared to take action should flooding
develop. Monitor the latest forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:05 PM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the
following areas, in Indiana, Dearborn, Fayette in, Franklin
in, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union in, and Wayne. In
Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant,
Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, and Robertson. In Ohio,
Adams, Brown, Butler, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Fairfield,
Fayette OH, Franklin OH, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Hocking,
Licking, Madison, Montgomery, Pickaway, Pike, Preble, Ross,
Scioto, and Warren.

* Through Sunday morning

* more rainfall is expected, with the potential for heavy
rainfall at times between Saturday morning and Sunday morning.
Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches will be possible
through Sunday morning.

* Excessive rainfall will cause local rivers, creeks, and
streams to rise. Those near streams and rivers should be
especially cautious as streams and rivers can rise quickly.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

People in the watch area, especially those living in areas prone
to flooding, should be prepared to take action should flooding
develop. Monitor the latest forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings.




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