Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Cleveland, OH

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
501 AM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

...FLOOD THREAT SATURDAY WITH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK UP THE OHIO VALLEY ON
FRIDAY NIGHT AND DEEPEN OVER NORTHERN OHIO ON SATURDAY. STEADY
RAINFALL IS EXPECTED THROUGH MOST OF FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY...WITH BOUTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN. 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>003-261715-
/O.NEW.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
501 AM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH 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 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.

* 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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