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Flood warnings

The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for the Blanchard, Maumee, Portage and Sandusky rivers.

Major flooding is forecast for the Maumee River at Grand Rapids.

• River at 4 a.m. was 14.5 feet and rising.

• River at 15.3 feet (estimated) this morning.

• Flood stage is 15 feet.

• River will crest between 19.5 and 20.5 feet Friday afternoon.

Moderate flooding is forecast for the Maumee River at Waterville.

• At 3 a.m. the river was 11.3 feet and rising.

• Flood stage is 9 feet.

• The river will crest near 14.2 feet tomorrow evening.

Major flooding is forecast for the Blanchard River in Findlay.

• River at 4 a.m. was 12.8 feet and rising.

• Flood stage is 11 feet.

• The river will crest around 14.5 feet Friday afternoon.

Moderate to major flooding is occurring on the Portage River at Woodville.

• At 6 a.m. the river was 13.4 feet and rising.

• Flood stage is 9 feet.

• River will crest today about 14 feet.

The Sandusky River at Fremont is estimated at 8 feet and rising. The flood stage is 10 feet. The river will crest at 11.5 feet tonight.

Moderate flooding is forecast for the Sandusky River at Tiffin.

• At 7 p.m. the river was 8.1 feet and rising.

• Flood stage is 8 feet.

• The river will crest at 9.6 feet Saturday.

The warnings remain in effect until 7 this evening.

Read more in later editions of The Blade and toledoblade.com.

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