Flash Flood Watch in effect from 10 pm edt this evening Through Thursday evening, The NWS in cleveland has issued a Flash flood watch for portions of north central ohio, northeast ohio and northwest ohio, Including The Following areas, In North Central ohio, Erie Oh, Huron And Lorain. In northeast ohio, Ashtabula Inland, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Summit And Trumbull. In northwest ohio, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca And Wood.
From 10 pm edt this evening through Thursday evening Thunderstorms with heavy rain are likely later tonight through Thursday for much of the region. Much of the area has seen from 1.5 to as much as 4.5 inches of rain in the past day or two, So any additional heavy rain will likely cause localized flooding to develop.
A flash flood watch means the threat of flash flooding exists along rivers and creeks and low-lying areas. 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 or other radio and tv stations for further updates.