Flooding was a problem in many areas over the weekend.
Crews has to assist several people in getting out of their homes on Saturday.
Putnam County Sheriff’s officers assisted residents located on West Third and West Main streets in Ottawa in getting out of their residences by using a Humvee.
Several roads in Ottawa and Putnam County were closed due to flooding on Saturday.
Most of northwest Ohio’s rivers have crested, but in many locations, the water is still overflowing the riverbanks, and it will be another day or two before waters recede.
Flood Warnings this morning continue in Williams, Defiance, Paulding, Putnam, Henry, Fulton, Lucas, Wood, Hancock, Ottawa, Sandusky, Allen, and Marion Counties.
The worst problems have been experienced along the Blanchard River in Ottawa and Findlay.
Forecasters say this next week will be similar to last week, with widespread, heavy rain and thunderstorms returning by midweek, which could bring another round of river flooding in 5–7 days.