Flood Watch Extended




National Weather Service Cleveland OH
925 AM EDT Tue Jun 18 2019

…Additional Rainfall Possible Through This Afternoon…

.The risk for flash flooding will remain elevated across the
watch area through early this afternoon 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.
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON…

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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 5 PM EDT this afternoon

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

* The risk for flash flooding will remain elevated through this
afternoon, particularly in poor drainage areas near creeks,
streams and ditches and in urban areas. Street flooding is also
possible. Additional rainfall amounts of up to 0.25 inch is
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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