Findlay roads closed by high water

The Findlay Police Department released a list of road closures due to high water at 11:11 p.m. Saturday. They are: Swing Avenue from Main to Cory streets Hancock County 300 at Denny’s restaurant Prentiss Avenue from Anna to Bolton streets Bolton Street from Rector to Lesa...

Minor water issues reported on Interstate 75

The State Highway Patrol is reporting minor high-water issues on the southbound lanes of Interstate 75, north of Trenton Avenue, today. No serious accidents were reported, though drivers are advised of hydroplaning risks and traffic slowdowns, the patrol said. It is unknown when...

UF Oilers defeat Rams to advance in Division II playoffs

The University of Findlay football team earned its first-ever Division II NCAA playoff victory by defeating the No. 2-ranked Shepherd University Rams 29-17 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, today. According to the official website of Oilers Athletics, Findlay trailed the Rams 17-9...

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a wind advisory from 7 p.m. today to 7 a.m. Sunday for Hancock, Seneca, Wood, Sandusky, Ottawa, and Lucas counties, according to a report at 7 p.m. Cities impacted include Findlay, Tiffin and Fremont. The wind advisory is...

Flood warning issued for Hancock, Seneca, Allen, Putnam, Henry counties

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a flood warning for Hancock, Allen, Putnam and Seneca counties, and southeastern Henry County, until 5:15 a.m. Sunday. At 5:13 p.m., Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated that heavy rain had fallen over the area....

UPDATE: Eagle Creek below flood stage

Eagle Creek, which flows into the Blanchard River at Findlay, fell below flood stage Sunday night, the National Weather Service reported. By 9 a.m. Monday, the creek level had fallen to 5.41 feet, below flood stage. The creek flooded after 2.66 inches of rain fell on the Findlay...

UPDATE: Blanchard River below flood stage at Findlay, falling in Ottawa

The Blanchard River has dropped below flood stage in Findlay and is falling at Ottawa, according to the National Weather Service. The river reached a Findlay peak of 13.04 feet at 5 p.m. Sunday, which is in the moderate flood stage. The river had dropped to 10.98 feet by 9 p.m....

Putnam County sheriff warns against high water in roads

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday the county is experiencing flooding on roads. Officials are out putting up high-water signs, but there are not enough signs to place everywhere there is high water. The office says to avoid water on the roadways and warns...

Hancock road closures, high water advisories

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has closed roads in Allen, Cass, Marion, Portage and Washington townships due to high water. Updated road closures as of 10 p.m. Sunday include: Hancock County 18 north of Allen Township 213 Cass Township 215 from Hancock County 18 to...

Hancock 99 crash injures four people

A crash Saturday at 1:15 p.m. on Hancock 99 at Speedway Drive sent four people to the hospital with injuries, according to the Findlay Police Department. James Montgomery, 23, of Findlay, was driving a 2015 Chrysler 200 east on Hancock 99 in the wrong lane, police said. Michael...
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