The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a FLOOD WARNING for urban areas and small streams in Lorain, Erie, Huron, Medina and Cuyahoga Counties until 12:45am. The National Weather Service Doppler Radar and rain gages showed that up to 1.5 inches of rain fell between 2pm and 5pm across parts of the warning area. Additional rainfall amounts of up o an inch is possible across the region through 8pm as another round of rain moves across the area.
A FLOOD WARNING means that flooding is imminent or has been reported along streams, creeks, and rivers in the area. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately. To view NEWSNET 5 Weather radar in your county: CLICK HERE
NEVER ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH OR WALK ACROSS A FLOODED AREA. THE WATER MAY BE DEEPER THAN YOU THINK. TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN!