Areal Flood Warning

Issued At: Friday, 12 Jan 2018, 4:36 PM EST
Expires At: Saturday, 13 Jan 2018, 3:30 PM EST

Flood statement national weather service cleveland oh 436 pm est fri jan 12 2018 erie oh-lorain oh- 436 pm est fri jan 12 2018 ...a flood warning remains in effect until 330 pm est saturday for erie and west central lorain counties... at 330 pm est, emergency management reported flooding in riverside drive in vermilion. rainfall in combination with snowmelt has caused the vermilion river to rise. ice at the mouth of the river is causing the water to back up. the ice at the mouth of the river was estimated at several inches thick and is not expected to break up tonight. river levels are expected to rise tonight which will continue flooding in the riverside drive community. the flood waters will be slow to recede as long as the ice remains in place extending the flood threat into saturday. some locations that will experience flooding include... lorain, western vermilion and vermilion. precautionary/preparedness actions... please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. lat...lon 4145 8228 4134 8227 4135 8238 4142 8240