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Flood Warnings continue, rivers cresting

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River Flood Warnings continue this Monday night in Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Sandusky, Henry, Putnam, Allen, Paulding, Defiance and Marion Counties. The larger rivers in northwest Ohio remain above flood stage this evening in most locations, although most of these rivers are cresting, or will crest very soon.

As far as specifics, the Maumee River is cresting at Waterville, about 2' above flood stage.
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=cle&gage=wtvo1

The Portage River is still rising, nearly 2' above flood stage in Woodville.  It will soon crest without rising much more.
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=cle&gage=wdvo1

The Blanchard River is 1' to 2' above flood stage, and is approaching its crest in Ottawa (there aren't any serious problems tied to the flooding in Findlay).
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=iwx&gage=otto1

To the south, the Scioto River is 1' above flood stage in LaRue, but the river has crested and is falling.
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=cle&gage=laro1

Finally, the Auglaize River has crested near Fort Jennings, but remains 1' to 2' above flood stage this Monday evening.
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=iwx&gage=ftjo1

Conditions will continue to improve through midweek, as we'll have a couple of dry days.

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