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Fayette County OH Sheriffs Office
Tuesday May 28th, 2019 :: 01:32 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 03:45AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flood Advisory for... Northern Fayette County in central Ohio... Southern Madison County in central Ohio...

* Until 345 AM EDT.

* At 1243 AM EDT, radar indicated thunderstorms with heavy rain across the advisory area. 1 to 2 inches of rain have fallen with an additional inch of rain possible before thunderstorms end. This rainfall will result in flooding issues.

* 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... Mount Sterling, Jeffersonville, Bloomingburg, New Holland, South Solon, Midway, Octa, Chenoweth, Interstate 71 at State Route 38, Madison Mills, Bookwalter, Shady Grove, Interstate 71 at US Route 35 and Pancoastburg.

* AFFECTED AREAS: FAYETTE, OH ... MADISON, OH

Instructions:

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.

Address/Location
Fayette County OH Sheriffs Office
113 E Market St
Washington Court House, OH 43160

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 740-335-6170

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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