Photo submitted by Morgan Woodring. Flooding on Shayler Road in Batavia.
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WILMINGTON, Ohio - The Flash Flood Watch issued by the National Weather Service has expired in the Tri-State.

The NWS issued a flash flood warning for parts of the Tri-State for several hours Tuesday. Radar indicated that thunderstorms had produced heavy rainfall across the warned area. Radar and rain gauges indicated that up to 1.5 inches of rain has fallen since 3 p.m.

Heavy rain continued to fall across the area with an accumulation of another 1.5 to 2 inches by 8 p.m. Runoff from this excessive rainfall caused flooding in some parts of the region.

A severe thunderstorm warning was also issued for parts of the region Tuesday afternoon. Radar indicated this line of thunderstorms was capable of producing quarter size hail with winds up to 60 mph.

Some locations that will experience flooding include:

  • Alexandria, Ky.
  • Bellevue, Ky.
  • Burlington, Ky.
  • Cold Spring, Ky.
  • Covington, Ky.
  • Crescent Springs, Ky.
  • Crestview Hills, Ky.
  • Dayton, Ky.
  • Blue Ash, Ohio
  • Anderson Twp., Ohio
  • Cincinnati
  • Claryville

More weather information, click here.

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