Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Cleveland, OH

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
344 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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Lucas-Wood-Ottawa-
Including the cities of Toledo, Bowling Green, and Port Clinton
344 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of northwest Ohio, including the
  following areas, Lucas, Ottawa, and Wood.

* From noon EST today through Wednesday afternoon

* Rain and possible thunderstorms will result in rainfall of two-
  thirds to an inch by this evening and another inch to an inch
  and a half tonight into Wednesday afternoon.

* Excessive rainfall may lead to flooding of streams, creeks,
  low lying spots, and poor drainage areas especially in urban
  and hilly 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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