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East Liverpool residents told to leave before weekend flooding

24 Février 2018

In central Michigan's Fairplain Township, a 1-year-old girl was found dead Wednesday in standing water from rains and snowmelt in her backyard.

"Someone drove through the barricades by Pine Street and Water Street, drove out into the water, and her vehicle died", King said. "Changing conditions are affecting not only the roads but sidewalks and walkways".

Centre Wellington Fire and Rescue crews along with OPP emergency response team and OPP dive team were searching the area and were hopeful it would be a rescue and not a recovery.

The actual river level will be posted on the City of Marietta's website,, and the Facebook pages for the city of Marietta, the the Washington County Sheriff's Office and the Washington County Emergency Management Authority.

At 9 a.m. Thursday the stage was 21.0 feet.

The first round was expected to begin with heavy rain arriving late Tuesday night and continuing into Wednesday night. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh says that numerous locations in the flood watch area received in excess of two inches of rainfall last weekend, and many locations are already saturated and water levels in local streams remain high.

"We did get him turned around and out of there and he was ticketed". "It's where we start from, so we have to have this pump station going". 109 and its bridge over the waterway. "They are there for a reason", said Mulvey. There are places that the river is out of its banks.

He said plant employees are on the lookout for any other overflows and if anyone in town sees one to call them at 937-382-2413. "This is a risky situation that remains dynamic", Friel said.

The minivan eventually washed up four kilometres from where it entered, said Nancekivell. "That water is ice cold", said Boyer. "The van was kind of submerged to the point they couldn't get right inside the van".

The river crest levels remain the same, with Wheeling projected at 41.5', and both Moundsville and Powhatan at 43'.

There was no sign of Kaden.

In Grand Rapids the river and flooded parks along the shore are closed. Linda Moore, assistant site superintendent, reported numerous areas remain under closed and under water, including the visitor parking lot, boat ramp and adjacent parking as well as a few low-lying trails.

Major flooding continues in portions of the East End and in California with numerous homes near the river flooded.

Police say a child is missing after a vehicle was swept into a river in a town near Orangeville this morning. That was quite noticeable. People somewhat south of Sabina are worse off than Sabina as of mid-day Friday, Hawk said.

"So therefore we just want everyone to be prepared".

At 56 feet. flooding occurs along the river especially on the OH side in Adams and Brown counties, according to NWS.

Brantford declared a state of emergency and evacuated residents near the Grand River.

Brantford Mayor Chris Friel urged residents to steer clear of the river and surrounding areas for the foreseeable future.

Friel told CTV News Channel Wednesday afternoon that residents won't be allowed to return to their homes until at least Thursday.

East Liverpool residents told to leave before weekend flooding