Flash Flood Watch



Flood Watch
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1207 PM EDT Fri Mar 27 2020

...FLASH FLOODING POTENTIAL TONIGHT ACROSS THE U.S. 30 CORRIDOR WEST
OF I-71...

.A warm front is expected to lift north into the area tonight. A
line of storms with heavy rain is expected to linger around the
U.S. 30 corridor late tonight and into late Saturday morning. A
series of back building storms are expected to develop along this
boundary bringing multiple rounds of heavy rain through late
morning Saturday. A widespread 1 to 2 inches of rain are likely
along a line from Findlay to Mansfield, with locally higher
amounts of 3 inches or greater.

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Including the cities of Findlay, Tiffin, Norwalk, Upper Sandusky,
Bucyrus, Mansfield, Ashland, Marion, Mount Gilead,
and Mount Vernon
1207 PM EDT Fri Mar 27 2020

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Ohio and
  northwest Ohio, including the following areas, in north
  central Ohio, Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow,
  and Richland. In northwest Ohio, Hancock, Seneca, and Wyandot.

* From late tonight through Saturday morning

* A stalled line of heavy rain and thunderstorms will develop
  tonight through late Saturday morning near the U.S. 30 corridor,
  and mainly west of Interstate 71. Widespread 1 to 2 inches of
  rain are likely along a line from Findlay to Mansfield with
  locally higher amounts of 3 inches or greater.

* Flash flooding will lead to rapidly rising and swift moving
  water in creeks and low lying areas.

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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