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Tuesday evening update on flooding

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WATERVILLE, Ohio -

It's been a few days since 2" to 3" of rain soaked some parts of Northwest Ohio, but some secondary roads, mainly in rural areas, remain under water.  The same is true for acres and acres of farmland.

River Flood Warnings continue this Tuesday evening in Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Sandusky, Henry, Putnam, Allen, Paulding, Defiance and Marion Counties. The rivers have crested, and are falling.

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

The Portage River is falling more quickly, but is still near flood stage in Woodville.  
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=cle&gage=wdvo1

The Blanchard River is about 1' above flood stage, and is falling in Ottawa.
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=iwx&gage=otto1

To the south, the Scioto River is 2' above flood stage in Prospect, but the river has crested and will soon begin to fall.
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=cle&gage=prgo1

Finally, the Auglaize River has been falling for at least 24 hours near Fort Jennings, but it is still near Flood Stage.
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=iwx&gage=ftjo1

More dry weather on Wednesday will continue to give rivers a chance to recover.

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