Major Flooding Expected on the Grand River at Chillicothe

Major Flooding is expected on the Grand River at Chillicothe.  The river is above flood stage of 24 feet and is expected to rise to 35 feet by 1:00 am Wednesday and crest at 37.8 feet about 7:00 am.  This could cause US 36 and US 65 to close.

The river will hold near the crest for a few hours before beginning to fall.  The river could be back below 35 feet by about 11:00 pm Wednesday.

The National Weather Service warns that:

At 35 feet US Highway 65 south of Chillicothe is threatened by flood water.

At 37 feet US Highway 36 southwest of Chillicothe is under water.

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