Flood Warning Issued For Oak Creek

The National Weather Service says there's a 50 percent change that the Root River could flood and they've issued the warning for Oak Creek.

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Root River in Franklin and has included Oak Creek as well.

The Root River in Franklin exceeded the eight-feet flood stage at 9:15 a.m. Monday, reaching 8'1". Minor flooding had occurred, and the river was expected to continue rising this afternoon another two inches, to 8'3". However, the river is expected to fall below the flood stage early tomorrow.

According to the National Weather Service, that level means there is a 50 percent chance of flooding.

Forecasts for the Root River are not available for all areas, but the forecast does take into account prior precipitation levels.


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