PUTNAM COUNTY — The flood warning for the Auglaize River near Fort Jennings has been extended from late Friday night to Sunday afternoon. At midnight Friday, the stage was 4.4 feet. Flood stage is 13 feet. Minor flooding is forecast.

The advance hydrologic prediction has lowered the height of the cresting of the Blanchard River in Ottawa. They are now predicting the river will crest at 21.41 feet at 7 a.m. on Saturday.

The National Weather Service has also issued a wind advisory in effect until 6 p.m. Friday. Strongest wind are expected to develop later Friday morning and persist through mid-afternoon. The winds will be southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.