A flood watch is in effect until Friday morning

Last Updated 2 years by Devontae Jackson

Flood Watch Until 7 AM Friday 2-8-19

The National Weather Service has allowed this alert to expire.

The National Weather Service in Wilmington, OH has issued a flood watch. This flood watch has been issued for Auglaize, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Darke, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby, and Warren counties in Ohio. Also for Union and Wayne counties in Indiana.

The NWS in Wilmington, OH says “…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING… The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Indiana, Dearborn, Fayette IN, Franklin IN, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union IN, and Wayne. In Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, and Robertson. In Ohio, Adams, Auglaize, Brown, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Darke, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette OH, Franklin OH, Greene, Hamilton, Hardin, Highland, Hocking, Licking, Logan, Madison, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Pickaway, Pike, Preble, Ross, Scioto, Shelby, Union OH, and Warren. * Through Friday morning * A general lull in rain is expected through early Thursday morning before additional showers with embedded thunder redevelop during the day. Additional rainfall amounts of around 1 inch, to as much as 1.5 inches, will be possible throughout the day. This rain on top of already saturated grounds may lead to renewed flooding during the morning and afternoon hours, with lingering flooding and high water possible through the overnight period into early Friday. * Initial threats today into tonight will likely be limited to flood prone areas and small creeks and streams. With more rainfall on Thursday, larger rivers may be a threat to flood. Flooding could continue even after the rain comes to an end Thursday night. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… People in the watch area, especially those living in areas prone to flooding, should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Monitor the latest forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. &&”


The National Weather Service in Indianapolis, IN has issued a flood watch. This flood watch has been issued for Randolph County in Indiana.

The NWS in Indianapolis, IN says “…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT… The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of central Indiana, east central Indiana, south central Indiana, southeast Indiana, southwest Indiana, and west central Indiana, including the following areas, in central Indiana, Bartholomew, Decatur, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Rush, and Shelby. In east central Indiana, Delaware, Henry, and Randolph. In south central Indiana, Brown, Jackson, Lawrence, and Monroe. In southeast Indiana, Jennings. In southwest Indiana, Daviess, Greene, Knox, Martin, and Sullivan. In west central Indiana, Clay, Owen, Putnam, and Vigo. * Through late Thursday night * Two to three inches of rain are expected through Thursday night with locally higher amounts * River Flooding will be likely. Standing water in fields and along some area roads will be possible. This may result in driving difficulties or even possible road closures. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop. Should a warning be issued…be prepared to turn around and don`t drown. Never drive your vehicle into floodwaters. &&”

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Author: Devontae Jackson

Hello everyone, I am the founder of The Greater Dayton Weather Post! I am a learning meteorologist, weather enthusiast, and weather photographer! I currently attend The Ohio State University! Majoring in Atmospheric Science! Class of 2023! So, I update the blog whenever I have the time and I hope you enjoy the content!

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