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Columbiana, OH

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Tuscarawas-Carroll-Columbiana-Coshocton-Harrison-Jefferson-
Hancock-Brooke-
Including the cities of New Philadelphia, Dover, Carrollton,
Malvern, East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cadiz,
Steubenville, Weirton, Follansbee, and Wellsburg
622 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of east central Ohio and West Virginia, including the
following areas, in east central Ohio, Carroll, Columbiana,
Coshocton, Harrison, Jefferson, and Tuscarawas. In West
Virginia, Brooke and Hancock.

* Until midnight EST tonight

* Rain will move back in with the cold front this evening.
Additional rainfall of up to a half inch may pose problems in
areas that have already seen almost two inches of rain today.

* The expected rainfall totals could cause area streams and
creeks to overflow their banks, as well as standing or flowing
water across some roadways.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.

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Lawrence, PA

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Mercer-Venango-Forest-Lawrence-Butler-Clarion-Jefferson-Beaver-
Allegheny-Armstrong-Indiana-Washington-Westmoreland-
Westmoreland Ridges-
Including the cities of Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, Oil City,
Franklin, Tionesta, New Castle, Ellwood City, Butler, Clarion,
Punxsutawney, Brookville, Aliquippa, Beaver Falls, Ambridge,
Monaca, Pittsburgh Metro Area, Kittanning, Ford City, Indiana,
Washington, Canonsburg, Murrysville, Greensburg, New Kensington,
Ligonier, and Donegal
622 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northwest Pennsylvania, southwest Pennsylvania,
west central Pennsylvania, and western Pennsylvania, including
the following areas, in northwest Pennsylvania, Forest,
Mercer, and Venango. In southwest Pennsylvania, Allegheny,
Washington, Westmoreland, and Westmoreland Ridges. In west
central Pennsylvania, Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Indiana, and
Jefferson. In western Pennsylvania, Beaver and Lawrence.

* Until 3 AM EST Sunday

* Rain will move back in with the cold front this evening.
Additional rainfall of up to a half inch may pose problems in
areas that have already seen almost two inches of rain today.

* The expected rainfall totals could cause area streams and
creeks to overflow their banks, as well as standing or flowing
water across some roadways.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.

&&

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Mahoning, OH

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Hancock-Medina-Summit-Portage-Trumbull-Wyandot-Crawford-Richland-
Ashland-Wayne-Stark-Mahoning-Marion-Morrow-Holmes-Knox-
Including the cities of Findlay, Medina, Akron, Ravenna, Warren,
Upper Sandusky, Bucyrus, Mansfield, Ashland, Wooster, Canton,
Youngstown, Marion, Mount Gilead, Millersburg, and Mount Vernon
306 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of north central Ohio, northeast Ohio, and northwest
Ohio, including the following areas, in north central Ohio,
Ashland, Crawford, Knox, Marion, Morrow, and Richland. In
northeast Ohio, Holmes, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark,
Summit, Trumbull, and Wayne. In northwest Ohio, Hancock and
Wyandot.

* Until midnight EST tonight

* Showers and thunderstorms will continue through this evening
with a widespread 2 to 2 1/2 inches of rain possible by late this
evening.

* Excessive rainfall may lead to flash flooding of streams, low
lying spots, and poor drainage areas especially in urban and
hilly locations. Those near streams and rivers should be
especially cautious as streams and rivers can rise quickly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Those in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take
action should a flood warning be issued or if flooding develops.

&&

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Mercer, PA

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Mercer-Venango-Forest-Lawrence-Butler-Clarion-Jefferson-Beaver-
Allegheny-Armstrong-Indiana-Washington-Westmoreland-
Westmoreland Ridges-
Including the cities of Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, Oil City,
Franklin, Tionesta, New Castle, Ellwood City, Butler, Clarion,
Punxsutawney, Brookville, Aliquippa, Beaver Falls, Ambridge,
Monaca, Pittsburgh Metro Area, Kittanning, Ford City, Indiana,
Washington, Canonsburg, Murrysville, Greensburg, New Kensington,
Ligonier, and Donegal
622 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northwest Pennsylvania, southwest Pennsylvania,
west central Pennsylvania, and western Pennsylvania, including
the following areas, in northwest Pennsylvania, Forest,
Mercer, and Venango. In southwest Pennsylvania, Allegheny,
Washington, Westmoreland, and Westmoreland Ridges. In west
central Pennsylvania, Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Indiana, and
Jefferson. In western Pennsylvania, Beaver and Lawrence.

* Until 3 AM EST Sunday

* Rain will move back in with the cold front this evening.
Additional rainfall of up to a half inch may pose problems in
areas that have already seen almost two inches of rain today.

* The expected rainfall totals could cause area streams and
creeks to overflow their banks, as well as standing or flowing
water across some roadways.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.

&&

$$

Trumbull, OH

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Hancock-Medina-Summit-Portage-Trumbull-Wyandot-Crawford-Richland-
Ashland-Wayne-Stark-Mahoning-Marion-Morrow-Holmes-Knox-
Including the cities of Findlay, Medina, Akron, Ravenna, Warren,
Upper Sandusky, Bucyrus, Mansfield, Ashland, Wooster, Canton,
Youngstown, Marion, Mount Gilead, Millersburg, and Mount Vernon
306 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of north central Ohio, northeast Ohio, and northwest
Ohio, including the following areas, in north central Ohio,
Ashland, Crawford, Knox, Marion, Morrow, and Richland. In
northeast Ohio, Holmes, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark,
Summit, Trumbull, and Wayne. In northwest Ohio, Hancock and
Wyandot.

* Until midnight EST tonight

* Showers and thunderstorms will continue through this evening
with a widespread 2 to 2 1/2 inches of rain possible by late this
evening.

* Excessive rainfall may lead to flash flooding of streams, low
lying spots, and poor drainage areas especially in urban and
hilly locations. Those near streams and rivers should be
especially cautious as streams and rivers can rise quickly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Those in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take
action should a flood warning be issued or if flooding develops.

&&

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