Weather Alert
Portage County, OH
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 2/12/19 7:00 PM
End: 2/12/19 8:20 PM
Dur: 01:20
Canceled 2/12/19 8:20 PM

Flood Watch issued February 12 at 2:39PM EST until February 13 at 4:00PM EST by NWS
...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, Lucas, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Morrow, Ottawa, Portage, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Wayne, Wood, and Wyandot. In northwest Pennsylvania, Crawford, Northern Erie, and Southern Erie.

* Through late tonight * Rain will continue across the region until a cold front passes through the area tonight. Up to an additional half inch of rain is possible through that time. Runoff from this rain will last into tonight even once the rain has ended continuing the flood threat.

* Flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas are likely to flood. Already elevated rivers and streams could come out of their banks resulting in additional flooding even once the rain ends this evening. This may result in driving difficulties or even possible road closures. There is a continued threat for ice jam flooding in areas where ice remains.
Updated: Tue 2/12/19 2:42 PM EST


Updated: Tue 2/12/19 8:17 PM EST

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