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Flakes, frigid and floods! Our Christmas Eve weather outlook

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Major flooding around northwest Ohio shows signs of winding down Tuesday morning. There are a few rivers still on the rise. Maumee River at Waterville is still rising in minor flood stage at 11.48 feet. Tiffin River at Stryker is at 11.73 feet and not expected to crest until Christmas day just over 12 feet in minor flood stage. Auglaze River at the Defiance Power Dam is also rising at minor flood stage. The current level at 21.53 feet just pushed passed the 21 foot flood stage.

Light flurries are possible throughout the day Christmas Eve, helping the clean up effort. But the bitter cold wind will drop the temperature and make it feel like it is in the single digits this afternoon. Christmas Day will bring light snow under an inch of accumulation and the rest of the week looks dry and partly sunny, letting the area rivers recede back to their banks.

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