Weather Alert
Medina County, OH
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 2/7/19 7:00 PM
End: 2/7/19 2:55 PM
Dur: 04:04
Canceled 2/7/19 2:55 PM

Flood Watch issued February 07 at 11:38AM EST until February 08 at 4:00AM EST by NWS
...Moderate to Heavy Rain Expected through this evening...
.Rain with embedded thunderstorms will move into the area this afternoon and continue into this evening. Saturated ground and already elevated rivers and streams will heighten the risk for flooding. Additionally, the potential for localized ice jams on area creeks and rivers will continue.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in Ohio, Ashland, Ashtabula Inland, Ashtabula Lakeshore, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Hancock, Holmes, Huron, Knox, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Morrow, Portage, Richland, Seneca, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Wayne, and Wyandot. In northwest Pennsylvania, Crawford, Northern Erie, and Southern Erie.

* Through late tonight * Moderate to heavy rainfall with periods of rain and scattered thunderstorms will produce one to locally two inches of additional rain to the region. Saturated grounds and elevated rivers and streams in advance of the rain have elevated the flood risk.

* River Flooding will be likely. Flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas are likely to flood. This may result in driving difficulties or even possible road closures.


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