Heavy rain in the region Thursday night causes lots of problems

Thursday night’s heavy rains produced lots and lots of water throughout the region, along with the flash flood warnings, flood advisories and flood advisories the National Weather Service issued at various times during the evening.

Here are some of the reports, according to the weather service online chat room based out of Wilmington:

  • 11:57 p.m.: In east Lebanon, a report of an estimated inch of heavy rain occurred between 10:15 and 11 p.m.
  • 11:53 p.m.: Northwest of Hamilton, members of the public reported estimates of 2 to 4 inches of heavy rain
  • 11:47 p.m.: Southeast of Oxford in Butler County, members of the public reported a total of 3.5 inches of rain
  • 11:30 p.m.: Three miles southeast of Middletown in Warren County, heavy rain (2.1 inches) reported by trained spotters
  • 11:20 p.m.: In Brookville, Franklin County, Ind., a trained spotter reports a flash flood with water reported flowing over Route 52
  • 11:14 p.m.: In Lebanon, Warren County, a trained spotter reports moderate street flooding (1.6 inches of rain in 41 minutes)
  • 10:47 p.m.: In Butler County at Seven Mile, a county emergency management official reports a flash flood with water flowing across Route 46, making it nearly impassable

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