KNOX COUNTY — Heavy rains hammered an already saturated Knox County Thursday morning, causing numerous road closings in low-lying areas.

At various times, Divelbiss Road, Lower Fredericktown-Amity Road, Vincent Road and Dennis Church Road were closed due to high water. Some roads were closed in more than one spot.

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Wild week for weather
  • Joshua Morrison/News Torrential morning rains on Thursday closed several roads in Knox County due to high water.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Torrential morning rains on Thursday closed several roads in Knox County due to high water.  Divelbiss Lower Fredericktown-Amity roads were closed as high water covered both roads north and east of the intersection.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Torrential morning rains on Thursday closed several roads in Knox County due to high water.  Divelbiss Lower Fredericktown-Amity roads were closed as high water covered both roads north and east of the intersection.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Heavy rain caused flooding on roads across Knox County this morning. A car barrels through the water heading north on Sandusky Street, at West Vine Street, throwing water onto the sidewalk. A flash flood watch remains in effect through Friday morning.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Heavy rain caused flooding on roads across Knox County this morning. A car barrels through the water heading north on Sandusky Street, at West Vine Street, throwing water onto the sidewalk. A flash flood watch remains in effect through Friday morning.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Downed power lines closed East High Street and Edgewood Road in Mount Vernon this morning. Storms are expected across the area today as a flash flood watch remains in effect through Friday morning.
  • Joshua Morrison/News On Monday, storms knocked down trees and limbs across Knox County. Around 4 p.m., over 700 were without power in Apple Valley. Ohio 586, south of Mount Vernon, at Glen Road, was closed for several hours as a tree had fallen, pulling lines across the highway.
  • Joshua Morrison/News Just after midnight, a thunderstorm moved through Mount Vernon and Knox County bringing with it lightning and additional rain. Here, a bolt strikes off in the distance behind the Knox County Courthouse and the Kenyon College Wright Center in downtown Mount Vernon.
  • Joshua Morrison/News

 

Chuck Martin: 740-397-5333 or cmartin@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

 

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