Last updated: February 22. 2014 2:26PM - 2453 Views

Little Leading Creek in Rutland was nearly level with its banks on Friday morning.
Little Leading Creek in Rutland was nearly level with its banks on Friday morning.
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OHIO VALLEY — Water levels in creeks and streams throughout the area were on the rise Friday morning after heavy rains and thunderstorms overnight.


Flooding caused the closure of several roads in the region, including Ohio 124 and 143 in Meigs County, and leading to one school delay.


The Ohio River is also on the rise in the Ohio Valley area, but is not projected to reach flood stage.


In Racine, the river is expected to crest Sunday morning at a level of 35.6 feet, below the flood stage of 41 feet at the Racine Locks.


In Gallia County, the river is projected to crest at a level of 42.7 feet at Byrd Locks on Sunday afternoon.


In Point Pleasant, the river is expected to crest Sunday morning at a level of 36.8 feet, below flood stage of 40 feet.


 
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