CINCINNATI — Streets practically turned into rivers across several parts of the Tri-State when flash floods hit Sunday, Aug. 28.
An extreme band of heavy rain put down between three to five inches of rain across portions of the Greater Cincinnati area, meteorologist Erik Zarnitz said.
Zarnitz said the highest totals recorded were around Norwood, downtown Cincinnati, Hyde Park, Covington and Newport.
The National Weather Service declared a flood emergency for parts of Boone, Kenton, Campbell and Hamilton counties at 8 p.m.
Heavy street flooding was reported in Norwood, St. Bernard, parts of Adams County and other areas.
Parts of I-71 were nearly closed due to high water.
Norwood PD reported multiple road closures Sunday while they recover vehicles stranded in high water. They asked people to avoid travel unless absolutely necessary.