Heavy rains with Flash Flood Watch for Clinton County


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CLINTON COUNTY — The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Flash Flood Watch — that includes Clinton County — in effect through noon Saturday, according to the Clinton County EMA.

The watch includes much of Southwest Ohio, northern Kentucky and southeast Indiana.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop late this afternoon and continue into the overnight hours. The rain will be heavy at times with rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches an hour possible in some of the storms.

In areas of repeated storms, rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches will be possible.

People in the watch area should keep an eye on the weather and be prepared for immediate action should heavy rains and flooding occur or a Flash Flood Warning be issued. Avoid low-lying areas and be careful when approaching highway dips and underpasses.

For more info, visit http://www.weather.gov .

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