Flash Flooding Hits Southwestern Ohio

Excessive rainfall triggered flash flooding in parts of southwestern Ohio and northernmost Kentucky on Friday, May 20, the National Weather Service (NWS) reported.

Video posted to Facebook by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office shows flooding in Hamilton, Ohio, on Friday morning. The sheriff’s office said its dispatch has received reports of flash flooding “all across” the county, and reminded residents not to walk or drive through moving water.

The NWS warned that Butler, Hamilton, and Warren counties may receive up to 2.5 inches of rain by 9 am Friday. Credit: Butler County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful

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