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High waters cause safety worries in Findlay

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Findlay mayor Lydia Mihalak is urging residents to be careful out there as flood waters continue to creep up in the Flag City.

Police have already made several water rescues on Sunday, something the mayor says is completely avoidable.

She worries drivers aren't paying attention to barricades erected by police or feel as if they can drive safety through standing water.

Residents are asked to stay home and if they must drive, please follow detours around the flood water.

The rising waters of the Blanchard River have shut down the Main Street Bridge. The Blanchard is expected to crest at 15' 7", a full four feet above flood stage.

Mayor Mihalak says they are praying for the best, but preparing for the worst.

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