Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, OH

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
318 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers...

  Ohio River at Maysville

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

KYC089-135-OHC001-145-061618-
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/PORO1.1.ER.150306T1232Z.150307T1200Z.150308T0234Z.NO/
318 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ohio River at Portsmouth
* from this morning to late Saturday night.
* At 3 AM the stage was 48.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* The river will rise above flood stage this morning and continue to
  rise to near 53.0 feet by tomorrow morning. The river will fall below
  flood stage tomorrow late evening.
* 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-OHC001-015-061618-
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/MYVK2.1.ER.150307T0201Z.150307T1800Z.150308T1309Z.NO/
318 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ohio River at Maysville
* from this evening to Sunday afternoon.
* At 3 AM the stage was 46.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 50 feet.
* The river will rise above flood stage tonight and continue to rise to
  near 51.3 feet by early tomorrow afternoon. The river will fall below
  flood stage 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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