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Including the cities of Akron, Ravenna, Warren, Canton,
Youngstown, and Meadville
341 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of northeast Ohio and northwest
Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in northeast
Ohio, Mahoning, Portage, Stark, Summit, and Trumbull. In
northwest Pennsylvania, Crawford.
* From 7 AM EST this morning through Sunday afternoon
* A very moist atmosphere remains in place as a couple waves of
low pressure move over the region. The ground is also very wet
across the area which will allow much of the rain that does fall
to become runoff. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches will be
possible near and south of a line from Findlay to Meadville. It
will rain through much of the day but the heaviest rainfall will
likely occur this evening into the overnight hours.
* Area creeks and streams will see rises through the day with the
greatest impacts likely occurring tonight into Sunday morning.
The rivers that located flow to the Ohio River Basin will have
the best chance of seeing minor to maybe moderate flooding.
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