Flood Warning for Ottawa County

Soaking rain could cause flood issues this week

Residents are being urged to keep a close eye on our rivers as our area is expecting moderate flooding.

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Huron River until further notice.

Recent heavy rainfall has caused significant runoff into streams and rivers, which will cause flooding in some areas.

The river rose over three feet between Thursday afternoon and Friday morning, and will crest around 8.9 feet Friday afternoon.

In Oberlin in Allen Parish, the Calcasieu River continues to rise and it's a waiting game for the next 24 hours for authorities and residents.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office cautions residents to take care canoeing or kayaking on the Huron River and other rivers in Washtenaw County. The river should fall below flood stage Thursday afternoon.This forecast is based on Lake Limestone releases.&& LAT.LON 3132 9638 3102 9631 3105 9619 3132 9626$$.

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