Flash Flood Watch in effect until 10 pm

May 28, 2014

At 2:26 pm Wednesday, May 28, 2014 the National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a Flash Flood Watch in effect until 10 pm this evening…

* Flash flood watch for portions of North Central Ohio and Northeast Ohio…including the following areas… in North Central Ohio …Knox …Marion and Morrow. In Northeast Ohio… Holmes.

* until 10 pm ethis evening

* an area of thunderstorms will heavy rainfall will train across the region along a weak cold front. Torrential rainfall will be possible into the evening with rainfall amounts of 2 to locally 4 inches possible.

* Low lying and poor drainage areas may flood. Ff you live near any creek or small stream water levels may rise quickly. Scattered thunderstorms will continue to develop across parts of northern Ohio this afternoon. Some storms will have hail… as large as three quarters of an inch in diameter…wind gusts of 45 mph… and cloud to ground lightning. torrential downpours are likely. Multiple thunderstorms could move over the same area resulting in localized excessive rainfall.

Take shelter indoors during thunderstorms. do not drive through high water. the storms are tracking from the northwest about 25 mph.