CLEVELAND — A Flood Warning continues for Cuyahoga River until Monday even as heavy rain continues across Northeast Ohio on Labor Day.
The forecast flooding has changed from minor to moderate severity.
As of 12:30 p.m. Monday, the National Weather Service reported the river was 16.4 feet. The flood stage is 17.0 feet.
Several sections of Canal Rd closed due to high water. pic.twitter.com/o06R9aIeFw— Dave Gapinski (@DaveGapTV) September 7, 2020
The river is expected to rise to a crest of 19.8 feet this afternoon. It will then fall below the flood stage this evening, according to NWS.
Homes and businesses flooded in Valley View, prompting numerous road closures.
When it rains, it pours.— Kevin Barry (@KevinBarryTV) September 7, 2020
The Canal Towpath Bar and Grill was counting on Labor Day to help them through the #Coronavirus drop in business.
Now, #ohwx won’t cooperate, and there’s a massive flood outside his parking lot. pic.twitter.com/8nBbvXBUPC
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