Ohio Emergency Management Agency - http://www.state.oh.us/odps/division/ema/flooding.htm has a small page of information on Southern Ohio Flooding that contains official situation reports and press releases.
U.S. Geological Survey Water Resource department - http://h2o.usgs.gov
Kentucky Road Report - http://www.kytc.state.ky.us
Ohio road report - http://www.state.oh.us
How to deal
with a flood emergency
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) http://www.fema.gov - Has a section on "Help After a Disaster" that offers information about applying for federal assistance, finding food, clean water, housing and counseling after a flood.
American Red Cross http://www.crossnet.org - Contains information about ARC activities and disaster relief efforts in central states. Also, an online booklet "Repairing Your Flooded Home," prepared by FEMA, is available at
The Iowa State University Extension Service http://exnet.iastate.edu/information/Flood/ - Has a primer on cleaning up after a flood, including deciding what food to use or discard, how to dry and sanitize household goods, what to do with electric appliances and how to safely return to a flood-damaged house.
Disaster Relief http://www.disasterrelief.org - A combo site of Red Cross and CNN provides news (from CNN) and a get help/give help section that allows you to search for a local Red Cross chapter. Also a library of general disaster coping information.
Clean-up tips for flooded homes
Do-It-Yourself.Com - Cleaning home furnishings http://www.doityourself.com/home/flood.htm
The Home Maintenance and Repair Page - Cleaning soaked carpets http://www.homemaintence.com/01500019.html
University of Minnesota Extension Service - Cleaning carpets and rugs "http://www.mes.umn.edu/Documents/B/K/BK1009.html"
Hardwood Manufacturers Association - Cleaning wooden floors http://www.hardwood.org