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High water reported elsewhere

Flooding closes Route 87 in Mesopotamia

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MESOPOTAMIA TWP., Ohio -

Parts of the Valley continued being plagued by high water Tuesday morning.

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced at around 5 a.m. that State Route 87 was closed between State Route 534 and State Route 45 was closed because of flooding in Mesopotamia Township.

Flood warnings continue in effect in Trumbull and Mahoning Counties.

By 11 p.m. Monday, the Mahoning River in Warren was two feet above flood stage.

Flooding is reported near the river south of Market Street, including South Park and Pine Avenue.

Water is expected to recede this afternoon.

By late Monday the Mahoning River in Youngstown was less than half a foot above flood stage.

The river is expected to begin receding late this morning.

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