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Findlay Prepares for Flooding

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Latest Flooding report from the National Weather Service

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE BLANCHARD RIVER NEAR FINDLAY.

* AT 5:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.0 FEET.

* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.

* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.

* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO 14.5 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* AT 14.5 FEET...MAJOR FLOODING. THE CITY IS SPLIT IN HALF BY FLOOD WATERS INHIBITING TRAVEL IN AND OUT OF THE CITY.

* AT 14.0 FEET...MAJOR FLOODING. AS MUCH AS HALF THE TOWN INUNDATED WITH FLOOD WATERS. SEVERAL HOMES AND BUSINESSES IMPACTED.

 * AT 13.5 FEET...MAJOR FLOODING BLOCKING MARTIN LUTHER KING PARKWAY  AND BLANCHARD AVENUE. SEVERAL OTHER LOW LYING ROADS FLOODED ALONG THE RIVER. TRAVEL IN AND OUT OF THE CITY BECOMES DIFFICULT.

 * AT 13.0 FEET...FLOODWATERS IMPACT EAST SANDUSKY STREET...MAIN CROSS STREET...BLANCHARD ROAD...CLINTON COURT...AND MANY OTHER STREETS  NEAR THE BLANCHARD RIVER. BACKWATER WILL AFFECT RESIDENTS LIVING  ALONG EAGLE AND LYE CREEKS.

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