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:
A River Flood Warning was issued for the Chagrin River at Willoughby until 8:23 p.m.
Flash flood warning in effect until 9:45 this morning... SEVERAL reports of flooded roads, accidents and hydroplaning this morning. Get out the door early and never drive through flooded roads! #WEWS #OHwx #GMCle pic.twitter.com/6NohikFTq8— Trent Magill (@TrentMWeather) October 21, 2020
The following locations were deemed flood risks:
- Cleveland Heights
- North Royalton
- North Ridgeville
- Avon Lake
- Warrensville Heights
Some streets that experienced flooding include Martin Luther King Boulevard, which was closed for a period of time last night.
It rained. A lot. MLK south of I-90 is closed for obvious reasons. Video shot before CPD got it closed. pic.twitter.com/rQr2tM2o8J— Mike Vielhaber (@MVielhaber) October 21, 2020
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