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Floodwaters force Side Cut Metropark to close

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Floodwaters have now forced one area Metropark to close! In Maumee, West River Road is shut down between Ford and Jerome.

Side Cut Metropark is shut down due to the high water. The park director says the Maumee River started rising quickly and they had to shut the park down.

Water flooded the road, leaving big ice chunks behind in some areas.

The park director says, until they get the OK from Maumee Police to open the road, the park will remain closed.

"There could be some hidden dangers," says Park Supervisor Bot Heckman. "Watching the river, it could rise again, but the cold is helping us right now."

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