Flooding in Ohio February2018

Flooding in Ohio February 2018

Spring Flooding 2018

Update:March 6, 2018 9:00 AM

Ohio VOAD Conference Call notes:

Athens, Lawrence, Scioto, Highland, Adams Counties - no requests for VOAD assistance

Marietta Co. - one home cleaned, ready for rebuild

Meigs Co. has no homes that need work – businesses taking care of themselves

Washington Co. – one mobile home may be total loss

Brown Co. – one home destroyed by tornado

Clermont Co. – Meeting in New Richmond last night; not many residents in attendance.

Cincinnati City putting together a list but not as problematic as thought

Colrain Twp – one residence with minor damage

Newtown - 2 major, 68 minor, 7 affected (many are vacation homes along Miami River)

ARC – few calls for assistance, little casework – mostly flooded basements.

Seems to be not a major flood.  Expect to have 30-40 cases.

Next Tristate COAD meeting Monday 10:00 at ARC on Dana Ave in Cincinnati.

Counties turning in official assessments to the state tomorrow – will give a better picture of possible needs.


Update: February 27, 2018 8:00 AM

Counties affected shown on map.

  • New Richmond, OH still under water in Clermont Co.
  • Cincinnati downtown under water
  • Larue in Marion County is under water
  • Hocking River flooding – no residences impacted
  • Residents in Marietta, OH requesting mud-out assistance
  • Cincinnati Metropolitan Sewer District handling basement flooding – received about 500 calls from residents
  • County EMAs are still doing Damage Assessments.
  • A Tornado on Feb. 24 did no damage to homes in Clermont and Brown Counties.
  • Tri-State CART - pet shelter set up in Clermont County
  • Red Cross shelter in New Richmond, OH
  • West Ohio Conference UMC Disaster Response - providing requested supplies in Clermont County
  • Tri-State COAD account at PNC Bank is activated for cash donations.
  • Refer in kind donations to local Salvation Army and Goodwill
  • Team Rubicon and HARP Mission will be coordinating volunteers for cleanup and basement mud-out
  • Elkhart Indiana - 400 + major/destroyed homes
  • Flooding in Illinois, Kentucky and West Virginia is not affecting a large number of homes


February 24, 2018 7:00PM

Governor John R. Kasich declared a state of emergency for seventeen counties along the Ohio River after severe storms and heavy rains created dangerous and damaging conditions. The impacted areas include: Adams, Athens, Belmont, Brown, Clermont, Columbiana, Gallia, Hamilton, Hocking, Jackson, Jefferson. Lawrence, Monroe, Meigs, Muskingum, Scioto, and Washington counties.

Scioto River north of Chillicothe at State Route 207, February 25, 2018