USS Nightmare to reopen Wednesday

The USS Nightmare is temporarily closed.
The USS Nightmare is temporarily closed.(CincyWeekend)
Updated: Oct. 2, 2018 at 10:11 PM EDT
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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The USS Nightmare is set to reopen Wednesday.

Since 1993 the shore of the Ohio River has been home to screams of terror. New actors and seasoned veterans make it one of Cincinnati’s most popular Halloween traditions.

The unsinkable freak show recently posted to Facebook and announced a temporary closure, citing “excessive flood levels” on the Ohio River.

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“It has been a crazy week along the Ohio River in Cincinnati,” said Angie Strong, a member of the USS Nightmare crew in an email Tuesday. “The river forecast changed daily, and the river rose quickly over the weekend. All of this resulted in the USS Nightmare temporarily closing on Saturday and Sunday due to loss of ramp access. But we are resuming our regular schedule on Wednesday, October 3.”

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