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Flash Flood Warning issued for Tuscarawas County

Tuesday afternoon view from the Power of 5 Akron camera.
Posted at 1:48 PM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 17:02:48-04

CLEVELAND — A strong thunderstorm will affect parts of Northeast Ohio Tuesday afternoon, according to the Power of 5 Weather Team. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Tuscarawas County until 6:30 p.m.

As of 1:30 p.m., rainfall was located in the Macedonia area. Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm.

The thunderstorm will impact the following cities in the News 5 viewing area:

  • Cleveland
  • Solon
  • Hudson
  • Twinsburg
  • Streetsboro
  • Warrensville Heights
  • Macedonia
  • South Russell
  • Highland Hills
  • Mantua
  • Garfield Heights
  • Maple Heights
  • Broadview Heights
  • Aurora
  • Brecksville
  • Bedford
  • Beachwood
  • Seven Hills
  • Bedford Heights
  • Independence

Any thunderstorms that build won't be moving very fast, so plan on flooding underneath the strongest ones. It will be hard for the ground to absorb the rain because of how dry it has been.

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