OTTAWA — The National Weather Service is predicting the Blanchard River in Ottawa to reach the action stage of 20.7 feet by 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26. The river was currently at 9:05 feet feet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday.Minor flooding of the river occurs at 23 feet.

The National Weather Service is predicting a 90 percent chance of showers on Tuesday afternoon with a thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe.