Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Cleveland, OH

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
303 PM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

...FLOOD THREAT SATURDAY FROM AN UNSEASONABLY STRONG STORM...

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND TRACK UP
THE OHIO VALLEY AND DEEPEN OVER NORTHERN OHIO ON SATURDAY. RAIN IS
EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD THE REGION TONIGHT AND BECOME HEAVY TOWARD
MORNING ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF US ROUTE 30. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN IS
EXPECTED OVER MOST OF THE REGION ON SATURDAY. THE LOW WILL BE
SLOW MOVING...AND AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF RAIN WILL FALL ACROSS THE
AREA WITHIN A RELATIVELY SHORT TIME FRAME.

OHZ003-006>014-017>023-027>033-036>038-047-089-PAZ001>003-270315-
/O.CON.KCLE.FA.A.0003.150627T0000Z-150628T0800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LUCAS-WOOD-OTTAWA-SANDUSKY-ERIE OH-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 PA-
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...CAREY...BUCYRUS...MANSFIELD...
ASHLAND...WOOSTER...CANTON...YOUNGSTOWN...MARION...MOUNT GILEAD...
MILLERSBURG...MOUNT VERNON...ASHTABULA...ERIE...EDINBORO...
MEADVILLE
303 PM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF OHIO AND NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN OHIO...ASHLAND...ASHTABULA INLAND...
  ASHTABULA LAKESHORE...CRAWFORD...CUYAHOGA...ERIE OH...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
  PA...NORTHERN ERIE AND SOUTHERN ERIE.

* FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT

* A SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN ACROSS THE AREA THEN
  LINGER THROUGH SUNDAY...BRINGING STEADY RAINS. IN GENERAL A
  WIDESPREAD 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN WILL FALL BY LATE SATURDAY
  NIGHT WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THUNDERSTORMS. WITH
  SATURATED SOIL...EXPECT AN ESPECIALLY IMMEDIATE AND RAPID RISE
  OF CREEKS AND EVEN RIVERS ON SATURDAY.


* FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS...CAN OCCUR VERY
  QUICKLY...PRIMARILY AT UNDERPASSES AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.
  QUICK RISES ON AREA CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL BE LIKELY FROM THE
  HEAVY RAINFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. 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. STAY TUNED TO WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR
UPDATES

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