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Flood Warning
Issued: 7:41 PM EST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Maysville
* until further notice.
* At 7 PM the stage was 51.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 49 feet by Friday
morning. The river will rise again to flood stage Sunday evening to
crest near 50 feet on Monday. Additional rises are possible after
this time.
* At stages near 52 feet, backwater flooding traveling up Red Oak
creek near Ripley, Ohio continues to result in flooding along and
east of Cherry street, with water also approaching the Ripley Post
office.



Lat... Lon 3862 8377 3874 8392 3880 8389 3871 8374
      3871 8368 3861 8362




741 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at Portsmouth
* until further notice.
* At 7 PM the stage was 50.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will continue to fall to a stage of 49 feet by Friday
morning. The river will rise again above flood stage Sunday to a crest
near 51 feet by Monday morning. Additional rises are possible after
this time.
* At stages near 51 feet, low-lying flooding continues to occur along
the southern border of Scioto County, as well as in South Portsmouth.
Much of Portsmouth itself is protected by flood walls.



Lat... Lon 3878 8285 3868 8284 3858 8318 3861 8362
      3871 8368 3873 8330




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:22 PM EST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from 7 PM EST this evening through
Sunday morning...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of Kentucky and Ohio,
including the following areas, in Kentucky, Lewis and Mason.
In Ohio, Adams, Brown, Clinton, Fairfield, Fayette OH,
Highland, Hocking, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, and Scioto.

* From 7 PM EST this evening through Sunday morning

* precipitation will move across the area starting this evening
and then taper off Thursday afternoon. Additional rounds of
precipitation will then move across the region through Sunday
morning. Total rainfall amounts through Sunday morning are
expected to be in the two to four inch range.

* 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: 3:22 PM EST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from 7 PM EST this evening through
Sunday morning...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include portions of Kentucky and Ohio,
including the following areas, in Kentucky, Lewis and Mason.
In Ohio, Adams, Brown, Clinton, Fairfield, Fayette OH,
Highland, Hocking, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, and Scioto.

* From 7 PM EST this evening through Sunday morning

* precipitation will move across the area starting this evening
and then taper off Thursday afternoon. Additional rounds of
precipitation will then move across the region through Sunday
morning. Total rainfall amounts through Sunday morning are
expected to be in the two to four inch range.

* 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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