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Fayette County OH Sheriffs Office
Tuesday May 28th, 2019 :: 03:04 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 05:45AM

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has extended the

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

* Until 545 AM EDT.

* At 254 AM EDT, radar indicated that the thunderstorms that have produced the recent heavy rainfall have pushed east out of the advisory area. However, runoff will continue to pose a flooding issue through the remainder of the early morning hours.

* 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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