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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
708 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014


OHZ011>014-023-089-PAZ001>003-280715-
/O.NEW.KCLE.FF.A.0004.140727T2308Z-140728T2000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CUYAHOGA-LAKE-GEAUGA-ASHTABULA INLAND-TRUMBULL-
ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-NORTHERN ERIE-SOUTHERN ERIE-CRAWFORD PA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLEVELAND...MENTOR...CHARDON...
JEFFERSON...WARREN...ASHTABULA...ERIE...EDINBORO...MEADVILLE
708 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OHIO AND NORTHWEST
  PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHEAST
  OHIO...ASHTABULA INLAND...ASHTABULA LAKESHORE...CUYAHOGA...
  GEAUGA...LAKE AND TRUMBULL. IN NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...
  CRAWFORD PA...NORTHERN ERIE AND SOUTHERN ERIE.

* THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND A POTENT UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
  WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS LAKE ERIE TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY. THIS
  STORM SYSTEM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
  ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN OHIO AND NORTHWESTERN
  PENNSYLVANIA. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS
  POSSIBLE IN ADDITION TO THE HEAVY RAINFALL THAT FELL EARLIER
  TODAY. LAKE ERIE WILL HELP ENHANCE THE RAINFALL AND RAINFALL
  RATES COULD APPROACH TWO INCHES PER HOUR.

* EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY PRODUCE FLOODING IN
  POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS. IF MORE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS REACH 2 INCHES FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG SOME
  OF THE AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING EXISTS
ALONG RIVERS AND CREEKS. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA YOU SHOULD
MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS CLOSELY. BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED. STAY TUNED
TO WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER UPDATES.

&&

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KUBINA

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