NWS predicts river to be less than a foot from minor flood stage
National Weather Service predicted the level for Sandusky River at Tiffin would reach about a foot below minor flood stage.
As of 6:45 p.m. Monday, the river was in action stage – which begins at 6 feet – at 7.78 feet. The weather service’s highest forecast was at 8.2 feet at 8 a.m. today.
Minor flood state is 9 feet, according to the weather service.
A flash flood watch for part of the region was to expire at 4 a.m. today.
According to National Weather Service, showers and thunderstorms were likely, mainly between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. today, with a 60-percent chance of precipitation.
According to the weather service, new rainfall measuring between a quarter of an inch and half an inch was possible.
National Weather Service’s forecast predicted today’s weather would be mostly cloudy.
It predicted a chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday and said showers were likely Thursday.