Weather Alert
Portage County, OH
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 2/7/19 11:12 AM
End: 2/7/19 11:40 AM
Dur: 00:28
Canceled 2/7/19 11:40 AM

Flood Watch issued February 07 at 3:42AM EST by NWS
...Moderate to Heavy Rain Expected through this evening...
.Rain with embedded thunderstorms will move into the area by late morning 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 FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in northeast Ohio, Ashtabula Inland, Ashtabula Lakeshore, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Mahoning, Portage, Stark, Summit, and Trumbull. In northwest Pennsylvania, Crawford, Northern Erie, and Southern Erie.

* From 10 AM EST this morning 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.
Updated: Thu 2/7/19 11:19 AM EST


Updated: Thu 2/7/19 11:19 AM EST

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