Flood Watch




National Weather Service Cleveland OH
319 AM EDT Tue Jun 18, 2019

…Additional Heavy Rainfall Possible Through Early Morning…

.The risk for flash flooding will remain elevated across the
watch area through early this morning with additional rainfall
possible. With the excessive rainfall across the area over the
past 48 hours, and additional rainfall will likely result in rapid
runoff and increase the threat for flash flooding.

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Including the cities of Medina, Akron, Ravenna, Warren, Bucyrus,
Mansfield, Ashland, Wooster, Canton, Youngstown, Marion,
Mount Gilead, Millersburg, and Mount Vernon
319 AM EDT Tue Jun 18 2019

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING…

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Ohio and
northeast Ohio, including the following areas, in north
central Ohio, Ashland, Crawford, Knox, Marion, Morrow, and
Richland. In northeast Ohio, Holmes, Mahoning, Medina,
Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, and Wayne.

* Until 10 AM EDT this morning

* Additional rainfall is expected through early this morning. Any
heavier amounts will quickly run off, which may lead to
additional or worsening flooding.

* The risk for flash flooding will remain elevated through early
this morning, particularly in poor drainage areas near creeks,
streams and ditches and in urban areas. Street flooding is also
possible. Additional rainfall amounts between 0.5″ and 1.5″ are
possible near and south of a line from Marion to Ashland to
Akron/Canton to Warren.

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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