Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Cleveland, OH

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
919 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...Flood Watch Expanded Across Northwest Ohio...

.Around an inch of rain has fallen so far today, which has
saturated the ground across a broad area of northwest Ohio.
Additional rainfall of more than an inch expected from tonight
through Wednesday will lead to a heightened flood risk across
this area.

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Lucas-Wood-Ottawa-Sandusky-Hancock-Seneca-
Including the cities of Toledo, Bowling Green, Port Clinton,
Fremont, Findlay, and Tiffin
919 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of northwest Ohio, including the following areas,
  Hancock, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, and Wood.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* Rain and possible thunderstorms will result in additional
  rainfall of up to a quarter inch through Tuesday afternoon and
  up to another inch Tuesday night into Wednesday afternoon.

* Excessive rainfall may lead to flooding of streams, creeks,
  low lying spots, and poor drainage areas especially in urban
  locations. Those near streams and rivers should be especially
  cautious as streams and rivers can rise quickly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch is issued when there is a potential for flooding.
Monitor the forecast and remain alert for possible flood
warnings. Those in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to
take action should a flood warning be issued or if flooding
develops.

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