518  
WGUS81 KILN 220359  
FLSILN  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH  
1159 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
 
OHC041-089-159-220700-  
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
DELAWARE OH-LICKING OH-UNION OH-  
1159 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...  
DELAWARE COUNTY IN CENTRAL OHIO...  
NORTHWESTERN LICKING COUNTY IN CENTRAL OHIO...  
SOUTHERN UNION COUNTY IN CENTRAL OHIO...  
 
* UNTIL 300 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 1155 PM EDT, RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS  
CONTINUING TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA. LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED  
SOME LINGERING HIGH WATER ISSUES FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL THAT FELL  
EARLIER IN THE EVENING. AN ADDITIONAL HALF INCH OF RAIN WILL BE  
POSSIBLE THROUGH 2 AM.  
 
* MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND POORLY DRAINED STREETS, HIGHWAYS  
AND UNDERPASSES WILL OCCUR. IN ADDITION, FARMLAND NEAR CREEKS,  
STREAMS AND DRAINAGE DITCHES WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...  
DUBLIN, WESTERVILLE, DELAWARE, MARYSVILLE, POWELL, JOHNSTOWN,  
SUNBURY, NEW CALIFORNIA, SHAWNEE HILLS, GALENA, OSTRANDER, HARTFORD,  
ALUM CREEK STATE PARK, US ROUTE 62 AT STATE ROUTE 661, OLIVE GREEN,  
US ROUTE 33 AT US ROUTE 42, WARRENSBURG, CENTER VILLAGE, KILBOURNE  
AND COLUMBUS ZOO.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
TO REPORT FLOODING, GO TO OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ILN AND SUBMIT  
YOUR REPORT VIA SOCIAL MEDIA, WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4016 8243 4014 8317 4013 8317 4013 8328  
4022 8347 4039 8306 4039 8293 4036 8292  
4035 8275 4028 8275 4027 8248  
 

 
 
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