Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, OH

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WGUS81 KILN 052225
FLSILN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
525 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...
  Ohio River at Portsmouth
  Ohio River at Maysville

KYC089-135-OHC001-145-060625-
/O.CON.KILN.FL.W.0003.150306T1232Z-150308T0834Z/
/PORO1.1.ER.150306T1232Z.150307T1200Z.150308T0234Z.NO/
525 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ohio River at Portsmouth
* from Friday morning to late Saturday night.
* At 5 PM the stage was 46.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* The river will rise above flood stage by Friday morning and continue to
  rise to near 53.0 feet by Saturday morning.The river will fall below
  flood stage Saturday evening before midnight.
* At stages near 53.0 feet, Water enters lower levels of homes in South
  Portsmouth.  Backwater flooding from the Ohio River worsens onto area
  creeks, especially along the Ohio side of the river through Scioto and
  Adams Counties.  Flooding continues through stretches of Route 52.
  Much of Portsmouth itself is protected by flood walls.


&&

LAT...LON 3878 8285 3868 8284 3858 8318 3861 8362
      3871 8368 3873 8330

$$

KYC023-135-161-OHC001-015-060625-
/O.CON.KILN.FL.W.0004.150306T1800Z-150308T1940Z/
/MYVK2.1.ER.150306T1800Z.150307T1800Z.150308T1340Z.NO/
525 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ohio River at Maysville
* from Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon.
* At 5 PM the stage was 44.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* The river will rise above flood stage by early Friday afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 52.3 feet by early Saturday afternoon.The
  river will fall below flood stage by late Sunday morning.
* At stages near 52.0 feet, Backwater flooding traveling up Red Oak
  Creek near Ripley, Ohio results in flooding along and east of Cherry
  Street, with water also approaching the Ripley Post Office.


&&

LAT...LON 3861 8362 3871 8368 3871 8374 3880 8389
      3874 8392 3862 8377

$$



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