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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
1058 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018


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Including the cities of Toledo, Bowling Green, and Port Clinton
1058 AM 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,
  Lucas, Ottawa, and Wood.

* 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 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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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
400 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

...Long duration of widespread rainfall today through Wednesday...

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Including the cities of Midland, Bay City, Bad Axe, Saginaw, Caro,
Sandusky, Owosso, Flint, Lapeer, Port Huron, Howell, Pontiac,
Warren, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Adrian, and Monroe
400 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of southeast Michigan, including the
  following areas, Bay, Genesee, Huron, Lapeer, Lenawee,
  Livingston, Macomb, Midland, Monroe, Oakland, Saginaw, Sanilac,
  Shiawassee, St. Clair, Tuscola, Washtenaw, and Wayne.

* From noon EST today through Wednesday afternoon

* Widespread rain will develop across the region today through
  Wednesday. Rainfall will be moderate in intensity at times.
  Rainfall amounts between 1 and 3 inches are expected with
  additional water added to runoff from the complete melting of the
  snowpack.

* Urban, low lying and poor drainage areas prone to flooding will
  be most susceptible. Rises on area rivers, streams and creaks are
  expected, with the potential for minor flooding to occur.


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.

 * Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit http://go.usa.gov/c7kkP

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DRK

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