High water forces several road closures across the Miami Valley

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High Water and Flooding

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Several roads are closed due to high water following Thursday’s widespread rain showers across the Miami Valley.

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The Flood Watch, which was in place for most of the area since Wednesday, was cancelled around 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Flood Warning is in effect for Little Miami River until 4:45 p.m. Friday for southwestern Greene and northeastern Warren counties and the Great Miami River at Sidney and Miamitown until Saturday.

As of 3 a.m., the following counties are experiencing roads closures as a result of high water:


  • Medway Road, near Ohio 235 and the Mud Run stream
  • In Sugarcreek Twp., Ohio 725 at Sackett-Wright Park


  • Ohio 710, past County Road 54 into Sante Fe
  • County Road 104, near Ohio 273 in Belle Center, the road is flooded rather than closed. Drivers urged to use caution.
  • In the 13000 block of Ohio 235 in Weston


  • Ohio 202 at Tipp Elizabeth Road in Tipp City
  • Ohio 718 at Washington Road in Troy
  • Washington Road and West Standfield Road in Troy


  • East Martindale Road at Kley Road in Englewood


  • Areas near the Hueston Woods State Parks in Israel Twp. are flooded with various road closures
  • The Preble County Park District Entrance, at 9691 Ohio 503 in Lewisburg, is closed

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