Flood Watch National Weather Service Cleveland OH 348 AM EST Wed Feb 16 2022 OHZ003-006>014-017>023-027>033-036>038-047-089-PAZ001>003-161700- /O.CON.KCLE.FA.A.0001.220217T0000Z-220218T0600Z/ /00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Lucas-Wood-Ottawa-Sandusky-Erie-Lorain-Cuyahoga-Lake-Geauga- Ashtabula Inland-Hancock-Seneca-Huron-Medina-Summit-Portage-Trumbull- Wyandot-Crawford-Richland-Ashland-Wayne-Stark-Mahoning-Marion-Morrow- Holmes-Knox-Ashtabula Lakeshore-Northern Erie-Southern Erie-Crawford- Including the cities of Wadsworth, Norwalk, Cardington, Ashtabula, Middlefield, Mount Vernon, Union City, Sandusky, Streetsboro, Willard, Carey, Meadville, Roaming Shores, Clyde, Jefferson, Kent, Toledo, Boardman, Eastlake, Brunswick, Perrysburg, Wooster, Findlay, Millersburg, Bellevue, Ravenna, Geneva, North Ridgeville, Elyria, Orrville, Fremont, Edinboro, Medina, Willoughby, Bainbridge, Mansfield, Oak Harbor, Avon Lake, Akron, Massillon, Rittman, Niles, Crestline, Painesville, Bucyrus, Chesterland, Erie, Upper Sandusky, Lorain, Tiffin, Canton, Youngstown, Austintown, Mentor, Aurora, Ashland, Galion, Genoa, Willowick, Orwell, Titusville, Alliance, Mount Gilead, Corry, Bowling Green, Port Clinton, Andover, Killbuck, South Russell, Conneaut, Marion, Wickliffe, Cleveland, Burton, Huron, Chardon, Fostoria, and Warren 348 AM EST Wed Feb 16 2022 ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues to be possible. * WHERE...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. * WHEN...From this evening through late Thursday night. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and rivers may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Warm temperatures and gusty winds are expected to cause a portion of the snowpack across the area to melt through the day. In addition, a strong storm system may bring 1 to 2 inches of rainfall to the region late tonight through Thursday evening. The combination of rainfall and rapid snow melt are expected to cause significant rises on area creeks and rivers, with some waterways reaching flood stage. Ice jams may also develop on frozen waterways and could become focus areas for flooding. - Http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.