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Threat Of Flooding Returns To Findlay

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Findlay official were urging residents in areas prone to flash flooding to be prepared.

Residents near the flood-prone Blanchard River in Findlay have been piling sandbags as forecasters warn there's a risk of moderate flooding from rainstorms moving through the region.

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Blanchard River in Hancock County. The weather service said the river was swollen enough on Friday morning to cause flooding in some low-lying areas and was expected to rise above flood stage by midday.

Findlay officials were making sandbags available for residents to pick up around the clock while flooding remains a threat.

City officials also were urging residents in areas prone to flash flooding to be prepared for that.

A bit more rain in the area was forecast for Saturday.

Findlay was repeatedly struggled with flooding, including record-high waters in 2007.