...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of north central Ohio and northwest Ohio,
including the following areas, in north central Ohio, Crawford,
Erie and Huron. In northwest Ohio, Hancock, Lucas, Ottawa,
Sandusky, Seneca, Wood and Wyandot.
* From this evening through Thursday morning.
* A rapidly deepening low pressure system and abundant moisture will
converge over Ohio tonight through Wednesday. The storm system
will produce moderate to heavy rainfall over the area and the
potential for flooding. There is still some uncertainty on how
much rain will fall and where the axis of heaviest rainfall will
occur. This situation will continue to be monitored.
* Rainfall amounts could possibly be between 2 to 4 inches with
locally higher amounts in the heaviest rain. There is a
possibility for widespread flooding resulting from small streams
and creeks flowing out of their banks and flooding from main stem
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.