Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Cleveland, OH

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
1145 AM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

...FLOOD THREAT CONTINUES INTO TONIGHT...

LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER NORTHERN OHIO TODAY. WIDESPREAD
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL GIVE WAY TO SCATTERED SHOWERS FOR THIS
AFTERNOON. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
EASTERN OHIO. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL POTENTIALLY BE ACCOMPANIED
BY HIGH RAINFALL RATES. STEADY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO RETURN AGAIN TO
NORTHWEST OHIO. THE AREA WILL RECEIVE BETWEEN ONE AND A HALF AND
TWO AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THIS AMOUNT OF RAINFALL WILL BE EXCESSIVE
AND LEAD TO FLOODING IN SOME AREAS THROUGH TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY
THOSE THAT HAVE RECEIVED HIGH AMOUNTS OF RAIN OVER THE LAST WEEK.

OHZ003-006>014-017>023-027>033-036>038-047-089-PAZ001>003-280000-
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/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
1145 AM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* A SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE AREA
  TODAY THEN SLOWLY EXIT TO THE EAST ON SUNDAY. STEADY RAINFALL IS
  EXPECTED IN NORTHWEST OHIO WITH PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN NORTHEAST OHIO. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL OF 1.5 TO
  2.5 INCHES OF RAIN WILL FALL BY LATE TONIGHT. LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. GIVEN THE RECENT WET
  CONDITIONS...FLOODING WILL LIKELY DEVELOP IN SOME AREAS.

* FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS...CAN OCCUR VERY
  QUICKLY...PRIMARILY AT UNDERPASSES AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.
  RISES ON AREA CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL OCCUR AND MAY BE RUNNING
  AT HIGH CAPACITY 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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