Weather Alert: Flood advisory issued for Butler and Preble counties

Last updated by Devontae Jackson

The National Weather Service has allowed this alert to expire.

The National Weather Service in Wilmington, OH has issued a flood advisory for Butler and Preble counties in Ohio.

The NWS in Wilmington, OH says “* Flood Advisory for… Northeastern Dearborn County in southeastern Indiana… Northern Boone County in northern Kentucky… Northwestern Hamilton County in southwestern Ohio… Preble County in west central Ohio… Western Butler County in southwestern Ohio… * Until 200 AM EST. * At 954 PM EST, radar indicated an area of prolonged moderate rainfall that has produce over an inch of rain. The are of concern runs from Eaton south through Camden and western Butler County, through Harrison to Bright, Lawrenceburg, and Aurora. Additional steady rainfall is expected to occur for the next few hours in the advisory area. * Minor flooding of low-lying and poorly drained streets, highways and underpasses will occur. In addition, farmland near creeks, streams and drainage ditches will experience minor flooding. Some locations that will experience minor flooding include… Hamilton, Fairfield, Oxford, Harrison, Eaton, Lawrenceburg, Greendale, Aurora, Bright, Hidden Valley, Ross, Cleves, Camden, West Alexandria, Gratis, Seven Mile, Shawnee, Taylor Creek, Miami Heights and Blue Jay. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. To report flooding, go to our website at weather.gov/iln and submit your report via social media, when you can do so safely.&&”

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Author: Devontae Jackson

Hello everyone, I am the founder and lead weather forecaster for The Greater Dayton Weather Post! I am a learning meteorologist, weather enthusiast, and weather photographer!

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