Flash Flood Warning Weather Alert(s)

A flash flood warning has been issued for Auglaize, Darke, Mercer, Miami, and Shelby counties in Ohio and Wayne County in Indiana

Last Updated 2 years ago by Devontae Jackson.

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The National Weather Service has allowed this alert to expire.

The National Weather Service in Wilmington, OH has issued a flash flood warning. This flash flood warning has been issued for Auglaize, Darke, Mercer, Miami, and Shelby counties in Ohio. Also for Wayne County in Indiana.

The NWS in Wilmington, OH says β€œ128 PM EST THU FEB 7 2019

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…

  Northern Wayne County in east central Indiana…

  Shelby County in west central Ohio…

  Darke County in west central Ohio…

  Southern Auglaize County in west central Ohio…

  Southeastern Mercer County in west central Ohio…

  Northwestern Miami County in west central Ohio…

* Until 430 PM EST.

* At 127 PM EST, radar indicated that thunderstorms had produced

  heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one inch of rain has 

  already fallen this morning. Heavy rain continues to fall with 

  another 1 to 1.5 inches of rain possible through the afternoon. 

  Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause flash flooding to 

  occur.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…

  Sidney, Piqua, Greenville, New Bremen, Minster, Versailles,

  Covington, Arcanum, Newport, Bradford, Hagerstown, Union City,

  Anna, Fort Loramie, Jackson Center, Pleasant Hill, Ansonia,

  Botkins, New Madison and Fountain City.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood

deaths occur in vehicles.

To report flash 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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