Ohio River continues to recede, but floodwaters not so fast

FOX19 - Flooding continues along the Ohio River in the Tri-State, keeping many streets and parking garages closed and places like Coney Island under water.

The Ohio River is receding and has fallen more than a foot after reaching its peak of 60.53 feet Sunday night.

The river will continue to go down, but won't fall below flood stage is most spots before Saturday morning.

Tuesday will be sunny, dry and quite warm for this time of year.

The high temperature will soar into the low 60s, but rain will return Wednesday and Thursday.

A state of emergency remains in effect in Hamilton County, Clermont County's New Richmond and parts of southeastern Indiana including Aurora, which accessible only by boat.

How you can help with Aurora flood cleanup

Aerial video: Floodwaters surround Tri-State communities and landmarks 

In downtown Cincinnati, several streets and parking garages remain flooded and closed.

Some streets are showing signs of improvement.

Standing water is still on parts of Mehring Way, but it's in much better shape than Monday.

Central Riverfront Garage is open Tuesday morning to monthly parkers through the below entrances, according to Cincinnati police.

  • 149 Broadway – East Pete Rose Way
  • 182 Race St – Race Street North
  • 50 Race St – Race Street South
  • 171 Joe Nuxhall Way – Main Street next to Holy Grail
  • Lot D is open to Monthly Parkers only from the Northern entrance at West Pete Rose Way via Central Avenue.
  • Lot B – Open
  • The P2 section under GABP is now partially available but the remaining sections still remain very dangerous and will remain closed

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