Flood Warning and Flash Flood Watches for the Local Area
Flood Warnings and a Flash Flood Watch are in effect for parts of the KCHI Area.
With nearly seven inches since Thursday, rivers are rising and the periods of heavy rain are causing flash flooding in area creeks and drainage ditches.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Livingston, Grundy, Davies and Caldwell Counties in the local area. Use caution when driving and if you see water across the road, find a different route as you can not tell the condition of the road under the water.
The flood warning is for the Grand River.
In Chillicothe, the river has already risen above flood stage of 24 feet. A crest of 34.5 feet is expected overnight tonight. The flooding is expected to end Friday night.
As of 9:00 am Monday, moderate flooding is occurring, the river was at 28.52 feet and rising.
At Sumner, Flood Stage is 26 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring, with a crest forecast at 36.8 feet. At of 9:00 am, the river was at 30.97 feet and rising. Flooding is expected to continue into the weekend.
In Gallatin, Flood Stage is 26 feet. As of 9:00 am, the river was at 25.51 feet and rising, with a crest of 30.5 feet overnight tonight. Flooding could end Late Tuesday.
At Brunswick, Flood Stage is 19 feet. The river is expected to rise above flood stage tonight, reaching a crest of 26.7 feet Thursday morning. The reading this morning was 15.9 feet.
For the latest flood conditions and river levels. check the NWS Hydrology Page