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Heavy rains fell on already saturated ground around Hardin County during the overnight.


That has resulted in flooding issues on county roads.



Residence in Forest under water


The biggest problems have been reported in the northern half of the county.



High water in parking lot of Forest business



All state routes in Hardin County are now open according to the Ohio Department of Transporation, however state routes in Hancock and Wyandot Counties remain closed. They are as follows:


Hancock County:
.U.S. 68
.U.S. 224
.State Route 37
.State Route 186
.State Route 235
.State Route 568
.State Route 698
.U.S. 68/state Route 15, near the airport
.The ramp from I-75 southbound to U.S. 68/state Route 15 is closed due to flooding.
.State Route 12 east of I-75, Findlay, is closed under the direction of the city of Findlay.
Wyandot County:
.State Route 103
.State Route 568
.State Route 294




The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office said several county and township roads are covered with water in places. If you encounter a road with water, do not attempt to cross it, because you don’t know how deep it is, and your vehicle can become stalled in the water leading to a dangerous situation.



Thanks to Andrew Stump for sending this photo in from Dunkirk, where farmers report receiving 3.9 inches of rain.


There is a Flash Flood Watch in effect until 4 Friday morning.



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