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Findlay prepared if heavy rain brings flooding

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The National Weather service issued a flood warning for The Blanchard River.

Experts say the river level in Findlay could rise. Officials in the area say they're prepared!Hancock County's EMA director says they're always prepared for the worst, and if there's any chance for severe weather in the near future they're ready.@

"The engineers office and The city of Findlay's street department always have signs ready in place or to be out in place. In recent years they've had sand bags ready for individuals. We also tell people to be aware, watch yourself because we can't cover everyone individually obviously", says Lee Swisher, EMA Director, Hancock County

If areas do start to see high water, officials say never drive through flooded roadways because the water may be deeper than it appears.

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