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More rain, flooding in the forecast for US South, Midwest

More rain, flooding in the forecast for US South, Midwest

Since 11am on Saturday, the flood waters have slowly been receding.

East Liverpool is gearing up for rain this weekend that could potentially cause some flooding, adding to the amount from last week's rainfall.

The National Weather Service has issued a River Flood Warning for the Rock River in Rock County Monday.

Major flood stage is 38 feet at the Upper gauge.

Governors and mayors in Illinois, Kentucky and in declared states of emergency for counties along waterways, including the Illinois and OH rivers that were expected to rise after reaching near or above their floods stages.

Multiple sites in Rock County are offering free sand as flooding continues to impact low-lying areas throughout the area.

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed an executive order earlier Saturday declaring a state of emergency ahead of the anticipated storms and flooding in parts of southern Missouri.

The National Weather Service is predicting that the Hocking River will crest around 24 feet Sunday night, with the Hocking's flood stage at 20 feet.

He said there was still the potential for another 1.5 inches overnight into today, with flood stages being reached in many areas.

T-L Photo/SHELLEY HANSON JAMES DAVIS, left, and Denise Whipkey, both of Wheeling, check out the Ohio River at Heritage Port on Sunday while Whipkey walks her dog Dexter.

Heavy rains have sent the river in the USA state to its highest point in 20 years.

"What we've seen here is the wettest February in history in Jefferson County and so the flood protection systems and the inland drainage systems are very vital to make sure that we are keeping our community safe", Parrott said.

Dearborn County Commissioners declared Friday that the county will be under a Disaster Declaration until further notice due to Ohio River flooding.

Officials say things are going as well as they can. He advised residents to consider past experience with heavy rains and flooding and respond accordingly. Also, some county roads throughout the county have been washed out.

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