Weather Alerts for Delaware

Issued by the National Weather Service

       Flood Warning      

Flood Warning  FLOOD WARNING   Flood Warning

Areas Affected:
Effective: Tue, 6/18 9:50pm Updated: Tue, 6/18 10:58pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 6/20 8:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a
* Flood Warning for the Scioto River in...
Northwestern Delaware County in central Ohio...
* Until 1045 AM EDT Thursday.
* At 1044 AM EDT, the river gage near Prospect indicated that
flooding was occurring along the Scioto River.
* Water covers portions of River Road north of Hoskins Road in
northwest Delaware County. Lowland flooding also begins along State
Route 257 north of Route 36.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the roadway.
The water depth may be too great to allow your vehicle to cross
safely and the road beneath may not be intact.

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected:
Adams - Auglaize - Brown - Butler - Champaign - Clark - Clermont - Clinton - Darke - Delaware - Fairfield - Fayette - Franklin - Greene - Hamilton - Hardin - Highland - Hocking - Licking - Logan - Madison - Mercer - Miami - Montgomery - Pickaway - Pike - Preble - Ross - Scioto - Shelby - Union - Warren
Effective: Tue, 6/18 10:24pm Updated: Tue, 6/18 10:58pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 6/20 8:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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, Auglaize, Brown, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont,
Clinton, Darke, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette OH, Franklin OH,
Greene, Hamilton, Hardin, Highland, Hocking, Licking, Logan,
Madison, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Pickaway, Pike, Preble,
Ross, Scioto, Shelby, Union OH, and Warren.
* Through Thursday evening.
* While only isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected late
tonight into Wednesday morning, any heavy rainfall could
produce localized flash flooding. More widespread showers and
thunderstorms are then expected from Wednesday afternoon through
Thursday and the risk for flash flooding will continue through
this time.

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.