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West College Corner, Brookville, Batesville, Milan, Versailles,
Lawrenceburg, Aurora, Rising Sun, Vevay, Carrollton, Warsaw,
Florence, Burlington, Oakbrook, Covington, Erlanger,
Independence, Newport, Alexandria, Owenton, Williamstown,
Crittenden, Dry Ridge, Falmouth, Butler, Augusta, Brooksville,
Mount Olivet, Maysville, Vanceburg, Tollesboro, Greenville,
Sidney, Bellefontaine, Marysville, Delaware, Troy, Piqua,
Tipp City, Urbana, Springfield, London, West Jefferson,
Plain City, Columbus, Newark, Eaton, Camden, Dayton, Kettering,
Beavercreek, Fairborn, Xenia, Washington Court House,
Circleville, Lancaster, Pickerington, Hamilton, Middletown,
Fairfield, Oxford, Mason, Lebanon, Springboro, Wilmington,
Blanchester, Chillicothe, Logan, Cincinnati, Milford, Georgetown,
Mount Orab, Hillsboro, Greenfield, West Union, Peebles, Waverly,
Piketon, Portsmouth, and Wheelersburg
109 PM EDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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, Brown, Butler, Champaign, Clark,
Clermont, Clinton, Darke, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette OH,
Franklin OH, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Hocking, Licking,
Logan, Madison, Miami, Montgomery, Pickaway, Pike, Preble,
Ross, Scioto, Shelby, Union OH, and Warren.

* From late tonight through late Friday night.

* A band of showers and thunderstorms will develop Friday morning
and remain nearly stationary. The band will slowly sag southeast
Friday afternoon. Where the band develops, a widespread one to
three inches will be observed. Isolated totals of three to four
inches will be possible. Showers and thunderstorms will then
come to an end late Friday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People in the watch area should keep an eye on the weather and be
prepared for immediate action should heavy rains and flooding
occur or a Flash Flood Warning be issued. Avoid low-lying areas,
and be careful when approaching highway dips and underpasses.

&&

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Bitter cold temps here to stay for a while

STORM TRACK 11 WEATHER UPDATE

For more details, Check out the Storm Track 11 Weather Blog.

 

SNOW EMERGENCIES

Level 1

  • Fulton
  • Hancock
  • Hardin
  • Lucas
  • Sandusky
  • Wood

County sheriffs around Ohio have the ability to declare snow emergencies and temporarily close county and township roads within his jurisdiction for the preservation of the public peace. (Note: Michigan counties do not issue snow emergency levels)

The sheriffs in Ohio have established the following guidelines:

  • LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy. Drive very cautiously.
  • LEVEL 2: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work.
  • LEVEL 3: All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be out during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roadways may subject themselves to arrest.

County sheriffs also have the ability to close all roads in the county, which includes any city street in their jurisdiction. 

Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roadways. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work.

City Snow Level Emergency:

  • Village of Woodville
  • City of Wauseon

 

Road Conditions:

Ohio              1-888-264-7623
Michigan       1-800-381-8477


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