PUTNAM COUNTY — The
flood warning for the Auglaize River near Fort Jennings has been
extended from late Friday night to Sunday afternoon. At midnight
Friday, the stage was 4.4 feet. Flood stage is 13 feet. Minor
flooding is forecast.
advance hydrologic prediction has lowered the height of the cresting
of the Blanchard River in Ottawa. They are now predicting the river
will crest at 21.41 feet at 7 a.m. on Saturday.
National Weather Service has also issued a wind advisory in effect
until 6 p.m. Friday. Strongest wind are expected to develop later
Friday morning and persist through mid-afternoon. The winds will be
southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.