Weather Alert

UPDATE: Flood Warnings for Waterways, Parts of Stark, Summit, Wayne

(News/Talk 1480 WHBC) – A Flood Warning is in effect for west central Stark County until 1:45 p.m. on Thursday; that’s basically the Canal Fulton area.

The Flood Warning is also up for southwest Summit and northeast Wayne.

There’s also a separate Flood Warning in effect for the Tuscarawas County in Stark County until 7 a.m. Friday.

The Stark County EMA says the river at Massillon was 3 inches below flood stage Friday morning at 7 a.m.

Route 62 remained closed at the south end of Navarre due to high water.

Killbuck Creek in Wayne and Holmes County is also under a Flood Warning.

Major Impact on Canal Fulton

More than 60 homeowners and business owners are being impacted by the ongoing flooding of the Tuscarawas River in Canal Fulton.

Folks who live on Milhaven Avenue NW have been getting around by canoe, with the water in the street at four feet deep.

They say they’ve seen flooding here, but not like this.

The river is at its 4th highest level since records started being kept in 1913.


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