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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