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flash flood
Trumbull County, OH

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH 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 AND
TRUMBULL. IN NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...CRAWFORD PA...NORTHERN
ERIE AND SOUTHERN ERIE.

* UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON

* AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE OVER THE GREAT LAKES
TODAY AS A PIECE OF JET ENERGY ROTATES THROUGH IT. AS COOLER AIR
ALOFT MOVES OVER THE RELATIVELY WARM WATERS OF LAKE ERIE IT WILL
HELP TO ENHANCE THE RAINFALL THAT DEVELOPS. IF A BAND OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN SET UP OVER A REGION IT COULD LEAD TO
FLOODING. MOST LOCATIONS WILL ONLY SEE AN ADDITIONAL QUARTER TO
HALF AN INCH WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY PRODUCE FLOODING IN
POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING EXISTS
ALONG RIVERS AND CREEKS. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA YOU SHOULD
MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS CLOSELY. BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED. STAY TUNED
TO WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER UPDATES.

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