Rain causing minor flooding


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A manger scene sits just a few feet up from the water line of the flooded front yard of a house on Kirkwood Road near its intersection with County Road 25A Sunday, Dec. 27 in Shelby County. Recent rain is causing minor flooding in the area. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

A manger scene sits just a few feet up from the water line of the flooded front yard of a house on Kirkwood Road near its intersection with County Road 25A Sunday, Dec. 27 in Shelby County. Recent rain is causing minor flooding in the area. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

SIDNEY — As rain continued to fall during the weekend, the National Weather Service (NWS) in Wilmington issued a flood warning for the Great Miami River at Sidney on Sunday afternoon. The warning was downgraded to a flood watch on Monday.

Mad River in Champaign County was under a flood watch until 8 p.m. Monday. Conditions this week are expected to be drier and colder with more seasonable temperatures for December.

The NWS said the Great Miami River was at 8.6 feet at 9 a.m. Sunday; flood stage is 10 feet.

A manger scene sits just a few feet up from the water line of the flooded front yard of a house on Kirkwood Road near its intersection with County Road 25A Sunday, Dec. 27 in Shelby County. Recent rain is causing minor flooding in the area. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2015/12/web1_SDN122815ChristFlooding.jpgA manger scene sits just a few feet up from the water line of the flooded front yard of a house on Kirkwood Road near its intersection with County Road 25A Sunday, Dec. 27 in Shelby County. Recent rain is causing minor flooding in the area. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

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