Flooding in Gallia County


The Racoon Creek at Ohio 218 has flood waters almost up to the roadway.

The Racoon Creek at Ohio 218 has flood waters almost up to the roadway.


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Racoon Creek near Racoon Road in Clay Township has covered over many fields, turning what was rows of corn into a temporary lake.


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Many back roads are just like this section of Racoon Road, impassible with flood waters. Motorists should avoid driving through any depth of flooding.


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Ohio 218 is almost impassible as waters rise near Lovers Lane, covering most of the roadway.


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The vehicle from the high water rescue on Sunday Afternoon remains in flood waters as it was unsafe to remove.


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Neighborhood Road is nearly flooded at the junction with Ohio 218.


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The lower end of Gallipolis is also flooded at the Chickamauga Creek.


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Some citizens took advantage of the flood waters to enjoy some paddleboating near Burkhart Lane.


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The Ohio River is on its way down, despite being only feet from First Avenue in the city.


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A view of Gallipolis Island from the intersection of First Avenue and Pine Street, completely submerged in the flood waters.


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Spruce Street Extension is experiencing significant flooding as the Chickamauga Creek flooded the bridge.


Morgan McKinniss|OVP

The Racoon Creek at Ohio 218 has flood waters almost up to the roadway.

Racoon Creek near Racoon Road in Clay Township has covered over many fields, turning what was rows of corn into a temporary lake.

Many back roads are just like this section of Racoon Road, impassible with flood waters. Motorists should avoid driving through any depth of flooding.

Ohio 218 is almost impassible as waters rise near Lovers Lane, covering most of the roadway.

The vehicle from the high water rescue on Sunday Afternoon remains in flood waters as it was unsafe to remove.

Neighborhood Road is nearly flooded at the junction with Ohio 218.

The lower end of Gallipolis is also flooded at the Chickamauga Creek.

Some citizens took advantage of the flood waters to enjoy some paddleboating near Burkhart Lane.

The Ohio River is on its way down, despite being only feet from First Avenue in the city.

A view of Gallipolis Island from the intersection of First Avenue and Pine Street, completely submerged in the flood waters.

Spruce Street Extension is experiencing significant flooding as the Chickamauga Creek flooded the bridge.

The Racoon Creek at Ohio 218 has flood waters almost up to the roadway.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/02/web1_DSC_0021.jpgThe Racoon Creek at Ohio 218 has flood waters almost up to the roadway. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

Racoon Creek near Racoon Road in Clay Township has covered over many fields, turning what was rows of corn into a temporary lake.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/02/web1_DSC_0032-1.jpgRacoon Creek near Racoon Road in Clay Township has covered over many fields, turning what was rows of corn into a temporary lake. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

Many back roads are just like this section of Racoon Road, impassible with flood waters. Motorists should avoid driving through any depth of flooding.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/02/web1_DSC_0040.jpgMany back roads are just like this section of Racoon Road, impassible with flood waters. Motorists should avoid driving through any depth of flooding. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

Ohio 218 is almost impassible as waters rise near Lovers Lane, covering most of the roadway.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/02/web1_DSC_0054.jpgOhio 218 is almost impassible as waters rise near Lovers Lane, covering most of the roadway. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

The vehicle from the high water rescue on Sunday Afternoon remains in flood waters as it was unsafe to remove.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/02/web1_DSC_0078.jpgThe vehicle from the high water rescue on Sunday Afternoon remains in flood waters as it was unsafe to remove. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

Neighborhood Road is nearly flooded at the junction with Ohio 218.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/02/web1_DSC_0096.jpgNeighborhood Road is nearly flooded at the junction with Ohio 218. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

The lower end of Gallipolis is also flooded at the Chickamauga Creek.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/02/web1_DSC_0100.jpgThe lower end of Gallipolis is also flooded at the Chickamauga Creek. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

Some citizens took advantage of the flood waters to enjoy some paddleboating near Burkhart Lane.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/02/web1_DSC_0106.jpgSome citizens took advantage of the flood waters to enjoy some paddleboating near Burkhart Lane. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

The Ohio River is on its way down, despite being only feet from First Avenue in the city.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/02/web1_DSC_0114.jpgThe Ohio River is on its way down, despite being only feet from First Avenue in the city. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

A view of Gallipolis Island from the intersection of First Avenue and Pine Street, completely submerged in the flood waters.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/02/web1_DSC_0124.jpgA view of Gallipolis Island from the intersection of First Avenue and Pine Street, completely submerged in the flood waters. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

Spruce Street Extension is experiencing significant flooding as the Chickamauga Creek flooded the bridge.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/02/web1_DSC_0134.jpgSpruce Street Extension is experiencing significant flooding as the Chickamauga Creek flooded the bridge. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

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