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Fayette County OH Sheriffs Office
Tuesday June 18th, 2019 :: 12:16 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Warning until 12:15PM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Hocking County in central Ohio... Central Ross County in southwestern Ohio...

* Until 1215 PM EDT Tuesday.

* At 1213 AM EDT, local law enforcement reported flooding is occurring at multiple locations across the warning area. Several roads have been closed due to high water in central and eastern Ross County and western Hocking County, including a road washed out in western Hocking County. Radar indicated that the heavy rainfall has ended across the area. However, runoff from the earlier excessive rain will cause flooding to continue to occur.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Chillicothe, Logan, Nelsonville, Kingston, Hocking Hills State Park, North Folk Village, Starr, Frankfort, Laurelville, Murray City, Adelphi, South Salem, Andersonville, Gibisonville, Ilesboro, Haydenville, Lake Logan State Park, Lattaville, South Bloomingville and Union Furnace.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HOCKING, OH ... ROSS, OH

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. 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:
Severe - Significant 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 Warning

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