Flooding continues with risk for high wind and severe thunderstorms tonight

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10:30 p.m. Flooding conintues to be a concern tonight. A line of thunderstorms will move through the Miami Valley starting around 11 p.m. Scattered storms will continue into Sunday morning before we clear out behind a cold front by 8 a.m. These storms will be capable of producing strong and damaging wind gusts, as well as torrential downpours that contribute to flash flooding.

Flood Warning until 5:30 a.m. for an excess of rain more than 2 inches across northern Darke, and Shelby County. Flood Warning until 4:15 a.m. for Champaign County. Law enforcement agencies have closed several roads due to high water. Runoff and additional rainfall tonight will continue to cause issues into Sunday Morning.

Flood Warning until 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon along the Great Maimi at Sidney. The river is expected to rise near 11.8 feet after midnight.
Around 12 feet the river impacts Riverside Dr. flooding property as well as Custenborder Field at the East River Intake.

Flash Flood Watch for Darke, Shelby, Miami, Clark, Champaign, and Logan County until 8 a.m. Sunday morning.
This area has already seen up to 3 inches of rain, and additional thunderstorms tonight will quickly lead to flash flooding. Do not drive through flooded roads. Flooding at night is extremely dangerous.

8:30 p.m. FLASH FLOOD WARNING for DARKE, SHELBY, and far northern MIAMI COUNTY until 9:45 p.m.

Cars have been left stranded due to high water in Sidney. There are several reports of closed roads in Sidney and across Shelby County. Several roads are also closed in Greenville and across Darke County.

There are several reports of high water and roads closed in Ansonia as well.

Do not drive through water.

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch expired. Additional strong to Severe Thunderstorms are likely tonight after 10 P.M.

4:20 p.m. We are far from done seeing severe weather this evening. Large Severe Thunderstorms have developed in Indiana and are tracking ENE toward the Miami Valley over the next hour.

You can expect quarter size hail, possibly even larger, damaging wind gust, and torrential downpours, as well as a lot of lightning.

On another note, the soil is ver saturated. Uprooted trees will be very likely with wind gusts 60 mph or more. A 74 MPH wind gust was reported at Wright Patterson Air Force Base at 1:51 p.m.

Even when the thunderstorms are gone on Sunday morning, we will continue to see wind gusts up to 50 mph throughout the day on Sunday.

3:30 p.m. The Miami Valley has a Severe Weather Threat through about 10 a.m. Sunday morning. After the rain and thunderstorms shift east of the Miami Valley we will still be dealing with very strong wind gust.


Wind will be sustained at 20-30 mph with gust up to 50 mph. unsecured outdoor objects will be blown around. Tree limbs could snap and result in power outages.

3:00 p.m.- A strong severe thunderstorm producing a lot of hail is tracking into eastern Indiana near Muncie. This storm is on track to impact Darke County.

2:30 p.m. – There are no Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in the Miami Valley, but the Severe Thunderstorm Watch is until 8 p.m. tonight.

The second round of strong to severe thunderstorms is likely after 11 p.m. Saturday night and into the early part of Sunday morning.

1:50 p.m. – The Miami Valley is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8 p.m.

1:30 p.m. – Severe Thunderstorm Warnings were issued for Preble, Darke, Montgomery, and Miami counties until 1:45 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm was located near New Paris around 1:09 p.m. moving east at 55 miles per hour.

Those impacted should move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

7 a.m. – Warm and humid today with some scattered showers and storms this afternoon. Best chances for stormy weather will be tonight when there is a threat for severe weather.

TODAY: Warm and humid. A few showers and storms possible. High 76

Best chances for severe weather will be overnight.

TONIGHT: Scattered showers and storms. Some storms may be severe. Low near 60

High winds and very heavy rain are the main threats. Isolated are tornadoes possible.

SUNDAY: Early morning showers and storms. Gusty strong winds. High 62

Drier weather for Monday and cooler temperatures with highs only in the mid 50s.

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