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National Weather Service issues Flood Advisory for portions of NE Ohio until 2:30 PM

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Posted at 11:18 AM, Apr 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-29 13:06:58-04

CLEVELAND — The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a Flood Advisory for several counties as scattered rain is expected for the majority of the day Thursday.

The National Weather issued the Flood Advisory until 2:30 p.m. for the following counties:

  • Central Lorain County
  • Southern Cuyahoga County
  • Northern Medina County
  • Northern Summit County

Radar as of 10:41 a.m. indicated heavy rain has fallen. This will cause urban and small stream flooding. So far, 1.5 and 2 inches of rain have fallen in the counties under the advisory.

Some cities, in particular, will experience flooding:

  • Elyria
  • Parma
  • Strongsville
  • Brunswick
  • North Royalton
  • North Ridgeville
  • Solon
  • Hudson
  • Twinsburg
  • Streetsboro
  • Macedonia
  • Grafton
  • Wellington
  • Garfield Heights
  • Maple Heights
  • Parma Heights
  • Broadview Heights
  • Berea
  • Middleburg Heights
  • Aurora

Additional rainfall of up to 0.5 inches is expected over the area. This additional rain will result in ponding of water on roadways, the NWS said.

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