Flood Watch



 


National Weather Service Cleveland OH
253 PM EDT Fri Jun 14, 2019

…Multiple Rounds of Heavy Rain Saturday afternoon through
Monday night…

.The risk for flash flooding will grow over the weekend as a
series of showers and thunderstorms develop along a stalled
frontal boundary which will linger over the region into early
next week. A moist airmass will support periods of torrential
rain, heaviest in thunderstorms. After each round of rain the wet
ground conditions will support more rapid runoff and increase the
threat for flash flooding.

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Including the cities of Toledo, Bowling Green, Port Clinton,
Fremont, Sandusky, Lorain, Cleveland, Mentor, Chardon, Jefferson,
Findlay, Tiffin, Norwalk, Medina, Akron, Ravenna, Warren,
Upper Sandusky, Bucyrus, Mansfield, Ashland, Wooster, Canton,
Youngstown, Marion, Mount Gilead, Millersburg, Mount Vernon,
Ashtabula, Erie, Edinboro, and Meadville
253 PM EDT Fri Jun 14 2019

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT…

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Ohio and northwest
Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in Ohio, Ashland,
Ashtabula Inland, Ashtabula Lakeshore, Crawford, Cuyahoga,
Erie, Geauga, Hancock, Holmes, Huron, Knox, Lake, Lorain,
Lucas, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Morrow, Ottawa, Portage,
Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Wayne,
Wood, and Wyandot. In northwest Pennsylvania, Crawford,
Northern Erie, and Southern Erie.

* From Saturday afternoon through late Monday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rain possible through late Monday
night. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with locally higher
amounts up to 4 to 6 inches possible.

* The risk for flash flooding will increase after each round of
rainfall, particularly in poor drainage areas near creeks,
streams and ditches. Street flooding is likely. Rapid runoff
will cause area rivers and stream to rise, likely resulting in
flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch is issued when there is a potential for flash
flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Monitor
the forecast and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood
Warnings be issued or if flooding develops.

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