Officials are monitoring local rivers for any flooding due to morning temperatures in the 50s melting any leftover ice chunks. Temps will drop to the teens later in the day, causing sleet and icy conditions.
Never cease being amazed by the power of Mother Nature! Huge chunks of ice piled up onto a parking lot along the Chagrin River in Eastlake when the ice broke up on Thursday night. @WEWSpic.twitter.com/2vSbWsiVG3
A flood warning has been issued for Erie and Lorain Counties by the National Weather Service. The Vermilion River is beginning to flood in the Riverside Drive area, according to city officials. Residents should move their cars and be prepared to evacuate.
Heinen's Grocery Store in downtown Cleveland is full of customers as shoppers stock up on necessities before the snow hits Friday.
The general manager there says the store has been busy all day with people buying ready to eat items from the deli, milk and other essentials.
All 22 Heinen's locations in Northeast Ohio will be closing at 4 p.m. Friday for shopper and employee safety. The stores plan to reopen Saturday at 8 a.m.
Heinen’s closing all of its 22 stores at 4pm today out of employee and customer safety. This location has been extremely busy all day, the GM says. pic.twitter.com/rvIXXIDwD9