High water prompts calls for rescues, forces several local roads to close

Published: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 @ 8:18 AM
Updated: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 @ 7:03 PM

Driver and car stuck in Highwater on Gettysburg Avenue

Tuesday’s heavy rains produced high water that shut down several area roads and prompted at least one rescue from a vehicle in Greene County. 

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  • In Greene County, two people in a vehicle stuck in high water in the 5300 block of Medway Road had to be rescued by a Fairborn fire crew about 7:10 p.m.
  • In Clark County, flooding reported on Green Meadows Drive and Arnold Avenue in Enon about 6:30 p.m.
  • In Riverside (Montgomery County), flooding reported off Community Drive on Carlton and Marianne Drive about 6:20 p.m.
  • In northern Warren County, flooding reported in Waynesville about 6 p.m.
  • In Miami County, flooding was reported at Treasure Island in Troy about 3:25 p.m.
  • In Wayne County, numerous roads with high flowing water reported in Centerville, Indiana and several roads reportedly closed in Cambridge City due to high water around 12 p.m.
  • On Lower Valley Pike in Clark County, around 9:45 a.m. a 40-foot stretch of the near Ohio 4 and the Mad River was reported under water.
  • On Rip Rap Road south of Little York Road in Huber Heights, high water was reported by police and high water signs were requested. 
  • On U.S. 68 near Young’s Dairy in Clark County, dispatchers said they received reports of high water, but the road was still open. 
  • At Davis Road and Carpenter Road in Jamestown, high water has been reported.
  • Factory Road, south of U.S. 35 in Greene County is shut down due to flooding and high water, according to dispatchers. 
  • Ohio 725 in the areas of Penewit Road south of Bellbrook is shut down due to high water. 
  • Ohio 725 at Lower Bellbrook Road, east of Bellbrook, is shut down due to high water. 

Flooding in Greene County prompts road closures (CAROLINE REINWALD/STAFF)

Heavy rain is possible throughout the Miami Valley Tuesday.
  • Ohio 725 at Washington Mill Road in Bellbrook is shut down due to high water. 
  • Wilmington Dayton Road at Ohio 725 in Sugarcreek Twp. high water was reported
  • On Shiloh Springs Road near North Main Street in Harrison Twp., high water was reported around 8 a.m.
  • On Riverside Drive at Ernst Avenue in Dayton, police responded to high water reports.
  • On South Gettysburg Avenue at Frytown Road in Dayton, a car is trapped in high water. 
  • On Webster Street near Needmore and Stop 8 roads, callers reported high water is blocking the roadway.