Ohio River is forecast to exceed flood stage

Ohio River is forecast to exceed flood stage
The Ohio River is forecast to exceed flood stage in Cincinnati on Monday evening.

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The Ohio River is forecast to exceed flood stage in Cincinnati on Monday evening. It will drop below flood stage on Thursday morning.

It is also forecast to exceed flood stage downstream at Markland Dam.The river will crest just below flood stage at Meldahl Dam and Maysville.

If the forecast is true, it will be the 4th highest flood stage in Cincinnati since 2012.

TROUBLE SPOTS AT THE FORECAST CREST IN CINCINNATI:

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Backwater flooding continues to affect much of northern Kentucky, southwest Ohio and southeast Indiana. Low-lying roads near the river continue to flood, with much of Anderson Township, Ohio, the East End and California near the river. Flooding begins to affect sections of Route 52 in southeast Hamilton and Clermont Counties. Low-lying roads in Bromley and Ludlow also flood.

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Backwater flooding spreads up the lower Little Miami River as far upstream as Newtown, with flooding worsening in California and in Anderson Township. Low-lying areas near New Richmond in Clermont County also flood. Flooding also worsens in the East End. Flooding near Petersburg, Kentucky along Belleview Road near the Woolper Creek Bridge occurs, as well as near State Route 56 and Water Street near Aurora, Indiana.

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