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Erie and Lorain counties under Flood Advisory due to ice jams

In effect until Saturday at 8:30 a.m.
Rocky River ice jam causes flooding concerns
Posted at 9:29 AM, Feb 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-04 09:29:31-05

LORAIN, Ohio — The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for Lorain and Erie counties for possible ice jams of local rivers.

The advisory is in effect for Lorain and Erie counties from 8:45 a.m. Friday until 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

The NWS says rivers and streams are elevated. Flooding has been reported at Bacon Woods and Mill Hollow Parks in Vermilion.

As of 8:30 a.m., gauge reports indicated an ice jam. Some locations that will experience flooding include Vermilion, Western Vermilion and Birmingham.

The NWS says “turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads.”

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