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 area Saturday.

The creek’s minor flood stage starts at 9 feet and moderate flood stage begins at 10 feet, according to the weather service. The creek apparently crested Sunday at 10.7 feet.

At 10 feet, water from Eagle Creek impacts portions of South Blanchard Street, Brookside Drive, Fremont and Graceland avenues. The intersections of Beechmont Drive with Fairmont and Rosemont drives also flood.

At 11 feet, flooding threatens residences along Fremont and Graceland avenues, East Lincoln Street, and Brookside Drive. Other roads impacted include East High Street, Wilson Street, Blanchard Avenue near Graceland Avenue, Rosemont Drive and Beechmont Drive to Main Street, and East-View north of Sixth Street.



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