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Record Flooding Possible on the Grand River At Chillicothe

Flooding continues for portions of the Grand River and ith new record levels possible.

At Chillicothe, moderate flooding is occurring, but the river is expected to rise to a possible new record.  Meteorologist Sarah Adkins says heavy rainfall is expected locally.

Flooding will continue into Sunday morning.

The weather service says:

At 35 feet, US 65 is threatened with water on or near the roadway.

At 37 feet, US 36 near Utica is under water.

With a forecast near 40 feet, US 36 near Utica could be closed in both directions.


At Pattonsburg, the river is currently below flood stage but is rising and could reach flood stage of 25 feet this evening.  Major flooding is expected as the river will rise to a crest of 37.4 feet Wednesday night, with flooding continuing until Friday morning.


At Gallatin, the river is below flood stage of 26 feet and is expected to rise above flood stage of 26 feet late tonight, with a crest of 36.4 feet Wednesday morning and the river slowing falling.  Flooding is expected to continue until Saturday morning.


At Sumner, moderate flooding continues, and the river is expected to rise above the major flooding mark of 40 feet Wednesday night.  A crest is expected Thursday night at 42.2 feet, just short of the record of 42.5 feet.  Flood stage at Sumner is 26 feet.


At Brunswick, moderate flooding will continue until Wednesday morning.  The river is then expected to move into major flooding, with a crest Saturday at 36.8 feet.  Major and moderate flooding will continue into next week.   Flood Stage at Brunswick is 19 feet.


On The Thompson River at Trenton.  The river is expected to rise above flood stage of 27 feet later today, with a crest of 32 feet on Wednesday.  Flooding will continue until Thursday morning.