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Flood Advisories, Flash Flood Warning issued for several Northeast Ohio counties

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Posted at 6:02 PM, Jun 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-10 18:56:16-04

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for three counties and a Flash Flood Warning for one county in Northeast Ohio Thursday evening.

  • Huron County is under a Flood Advisory until 6:45 p.m.
  • Richland County is under a Flash Flood Warning until 8:45 p.m.
  • Ashland and Medina counties are under a Flood Advisory until 9 p.m.

Watch Chief Meteorologist Mark Johnson break down the flooding below:

The NWS states, "Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area."

Some areas could receive one to two additional inches of rain, according to the NWS. Small creeks and streams, highways and streets and underpasses could be affected. Additionally, low-lying areas and other drainage could be affected.

"Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles," the NWS stated.

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