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Pickaway Flood Warnings

Pickaway Flood Warnings

The National Weather Service reports that, for the Scioto River at Circleville, moderate flooding is forecast until Thursday morning.  Flood stage is 15 feet, which the river will rise above by late Sunday morning, and continue to rise to above 23 feet by early Monday afternoon. It will fall below flood stage by early Thursday morning.

At stages near 23.0 feet, significant flooding occurs in surrounding areas - especially to the west and north of Circleville. Moderate flooding occurs along Mill and Canal roads, as well as Island Road and State Route 762.

Backwater flooding affects areas along big Darby creek, especially near the old Shady Acres mobile home park. High water overtakes much of Cooks Creek golf course.

Circleville itself would not flood until a stage of 30 feet.

The flood warning continues for Big Darby Creek at Darbyville until Tuesday afternoon. Minor flooding is forecast, with flood stage at 10 feet.

 

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