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Flood Warnings issued for Cuyahoga, Holmes, Summit and Waynes counties

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Posted at 12:18 PM, Feb 16, 2022

CLEVELAND — The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for multiple rivers in the Northeast Ohio area as temperatures thaw Wednesday, causing river levels to possibly rise in the coming days.

The Flood Warning is in for the following counties and rivers:

—Cuyahoga County: Cuyahoga River at Independence, from Friday at 8:34 a.m. to Sunday at 12:01 a.m.

—Summit County: Cuyahoga River at Old Portage, from Friday at 8:34 a.m. to Sunday at 12:01 a.m.

—Holmes and Waynes counties: Killbuck Creek, from Thursday at 6:30 p.m. until Sunday at 11 a.m.

The NWS said for Cuyahoga County, major flooding is expected.

As of Wednesday at 11 a.m., the stage of the Cuyahoga River was 4.7 feet. The river is expected to rise above the stage to a crest of 21.5 feet by early Friday morning.

At 21 feet, property along Canal, Frances, Murray, Rockside and Cloverleaf roads in the city of Valley View could see flooding.

Click here to see more specifics about each county under the Flood Warning.

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