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The Journal Gazette

January 11, 2017 2:17 PM

Flood warnings extended for Eel, Tiffin rivers

The Journal Gazette

Flood warnings for minor flooding have been extended for the Eel River in North Manchester and the Tiffin River in Stryker, Ohio, the National Weather Service said today.

The Eel was at 5 feet and rising at 10 a.m. Wednesday; flood stage is 9 feet. The river is to rise above flood stage Thursday night and crest near 10.3 feet around 7 a.m. Friday, falling below flood stage around 10 p.m. Friday.

The Tiffin was at 7.2 feet and rising at 10 a.m. Wednesday; flood stage is 11 feet. The river is to rise above flood stage early Friday and crest near 12.5 feet around 1 a.m. Sunday, with additional rises possible thereafter.