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NWS issues Flood Warning for Black River in Elyria until Wednesday

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Posted at 7:31 AM, Jul 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-13 07:31:26-04

ELYRIA, Ohio — The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Black River in Elyria Tuesday.

The Flood Warning is in effect until Wednesday at 2:22 a.m.

As of 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, the stage was 9.4 feet and the flood stage is 9.5 feet.

Minor flooding is likely as the river is expected to rise above the flood stage this morning to a crest of 9.8 feet this morning.

The NWS said flooding begins south of Elyria in Carlisle Township along Woodside Drive.

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