Ohio River crests at highest level since 1997From historical Snowfall in Kentucky to now facing Flood Threats! The Ohio River crested Sunday at its highest level in two decades, leaving riverside residents relieved but cautious as forecasters warned that flooding problems will linger much of the week ahead. The National Weather Service said the river crested at around 6 a.m. at 57.7 feet, or seven feet below the 1997 level that caused severe, widespread flooding in the Cincinnati area and in Kentucky. Forecaster Brian Coniglio said the river will remain above the 52-foot flood stage most of the week. FULL STORY