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Baby cows outside the Kocher farm.
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The U.S. Small Business Administration announced it will give loans to organizations impacted by excessive rain and flooding in Ohio.

It's been a soggy spring, with unprecedented rainfall in Ohio. Farmers are having trouble planting crops, Lake Erie is swollen with water, and for some, the rain means a flare up of bodily aches and pains.

Franklin County workers repair a sinkhole that formed in Jackson Township after heavy rains Wednesday night.
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City and county agencies are fixing up roads in the aftermath of a storm that brought record rain and flash flooding, closing streets and highways in parts of Central Ohio.

If mosquitoes have emotions and foresight, they're probably happy with the current weather pattern. The abnormally high rainfall means good breeding conditions for the little bloodsuckers.

Gov. Mike DeWine talks to farmer Kris Swartz in Perrysburg on June 19, 2019.
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In Perrysburg on Wednesday, Kris Swartz hosted Gov. Mike DeWine and a couple dozen local famers to explain how badly this spring’s rain has derailed planting. Swartz says this year he’s had only one day—June 12—where he was able to plant.

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Many roadways and underpasses around Central Ohio remain under water Thursday morning. Two sections of I-71 were also closed on Wednesday night due to a record amount of rain.

Record rainfall in Cincinnati is causing a local co-operative farm to re-adjust its harvest plan.

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An already water-logged Central Ohio is about to get even wetter. The National Weather Service predicts more heavy rainfall will hit the region on Monday and Tuesday, following a rainy weekend that brought flooding to parts of the area.

Columbus has had more rain this year than even Seattle. That's led to some rain delays for the Columbus Clippers.
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While we are well-warned about April showers, rain is persisting well into May, with another soggy weekend in the forecast for Central Ohio.

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A rainy planting season and drier weather later has left Ohio with a damaged pumpkin crop, though that might be affecting the selection more than the prices consumers are paying. 

Meteorologists Confirm Record Rain

Jul 15, 2015
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Ohio meteorologists confirm the past thirty days have been Ohio's wettest since 1878. 

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June could go down in the record books as one of the wettest in Columbus.  NBC4 Meteorologist Ben Gelber monitors weather patterns.

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It’s going to be another week of quickly-changing weather in Central Ohio.

After a weekend of heavy snowfall, forecasts call for highs near 28 degrees on Monday.