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MAP: Some cities in Northeast Ohio saw more than 2 inches of rain in a 9-hour period last night

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Heavy rain on MLK Boulevard.
Posted at 5:14 AM, Oct 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-21 10:19:05-04

CLEVELAND — The National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory early Wednesday for Cuyahoga, Lake and Lorain counties as heavy showers and thunderstorms moved through Northeast Ohio overnight. Those advisories have since been lifted, but we're seeing the impact this morning.

Several cities saw more than 2 inches of rainfall in a nine-hour period, from midnight to 9 a.m., with Mentor and Euclid getting the worst of it.

Power of 5 meteorologist Trent Magill gave a weather update Wednesday morning at 7:30 a.m. Watch it in the media player below:

Power of 5 meteorologist Trent Magill gives weather update

A River Flood Warning was issued for the Chagrin River at Willoughby until 8:23 p.m.

The following locations were deemed flood risks:

  • Cleveland
  • Lorain
  • Elyria
  • Vermilion
  • Parma
  • Lakewood
  • Euclid
  • Cleveland Heights
  • Strongsville
  • Brunswick
  • Westlake
  • North Royalton
  • North Ridgeville
  • Solon
  • Avon Lake
  • Warrensville Heights
  • Amherst
  • Macedonia
  • Grafton
  • Wellington

Some streets that experienced flooding include Martin Luther King Boulevard, which was closed for a period of time last night.

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