May 25, 2015

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More storms coming as Oklahoma reels from tornadoes, floods

OKLAHOMA CITY — As the nation’s midsection braces for another bout of severe weather, many residents in Oklahoma are still reeling from a rare combination of tornadoes and flash flooding spawned from the latest round of thunderstorms that rumbled across the state. Conditions appeared to be ripe on Friday and Saturday for storms that could Read More…

Vermilion officials brace for potential floods

An ice jam at Mill Hollow in Vermilion. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

A brutally cold winter followed by warmer weather this week had Vermilion officials wary of flooding in areas around the city Wednesday, specifically near Riverside Drive, according to Mayor Eileen Bulan. A section of the Vermilion River that runs through Mill Hollow, south of the city, reached flood level Wednesday afternoon. By the evening, water Read More…

Basements flood, roads closed after Lorain County hit with heavy rainfall

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The heavy rainfall over Lorain County early Tuesday morning led to temporary road closings and scattered reports of water in basements. The lightning that came with it also forced the temporary evacuation of the old Southview Middle School in Lorain, now known as the Lorain High School Annex, after lightning struck near the building. Lorain Read More…