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Another round of April flooding: Saturday evening update

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Last weekend, most rivers south of the Ohio Turnpike were flooding.

This weekend, the flooding problems are in the western part of the viewing area, after more than 2" of rain fell in many parts of far northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan in a 48 hour period.

Flood Warnings continue in Fulton, Henry, Williams, Defiance, and Paulding Counties of Ohio, plus Branch County, Michigan. Flood Advisories are in effect in Calhoun and Jackson Counties of Michigan. 

The Maumee River is about a foot above flood stage in Defiance, and it is nearing its crest.

The Saint Joseph River is now 2' above flood stage in western Williams County near Edgerton, and it continues to rise.  It should rise only a few more inches before cresting.

The Tiffin River is about 2' above flood stage near Stryker, Ohio.  It will rise another foot or so before cresting.

In Powers, Ohio, the Bean Creek is about 2' above flood stage and is falling.

In northern Branch County of southern Michigan, the Saint Joe River is near flood stage, and is cresting.

In the northern fringe of the area, up in Calhoun and Jackson Counties of Michigan, the Grand River and Kalamazoo Rivers are barely below flood stage, and they are very slowly falling.

The next couple of days will provide bring dry weather, allowing our rivers to recover from two very wet weeks.

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