Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Cleveland, OH

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1224 PM EDT Thu Jul 13 2017

.Scattered showers and thunderstorms will move across the
forecast this afternoon. SOme redevelopment is possible,
especially near and south of a line from Findlay to Warren. Some
storms will be capable of producing extremely high rainfall rates.
With soils already saturated from heavy rain earlier this week,
flash flooding is possible in any areas where excessive rainfall

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Marion-Morrow-Holmes-Knox-Ashtabula Lakeshore-Northern Erie-
Southern Erie-
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
1224 PM EDT Thu Jul 13 2017


The Flash Flood Watch continues 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.

* Through Friday morning

* Thunderstorms may produce high rainfall rates with localized
  rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches by Friday morning. Rain will
  end with the passage of a cold front on Friday morning.

* Excessive rainfall may lead to flash flooding of streams, low
  lying spots, and poor drainage areas especially in urban and
  hilly locations. Those camping along area streams and rivers
  should be especially cautious as streams and rivers can rise
  to dangerous levels very quickly.


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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