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Flash Flood Warning issued for multiple counties

Posted at 4:51 PM, May 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-14 21:01:35-04

CLEVELAND — A new Flash Flood Warning has been issued until 11:15 pm for south Medina county where 2-4 inches of rain have fallen in some spots.

Power of 5 meteorologist Remeisha Shade gives an update on severe weather:

Some areas impacted are Chippewa Lake, Seville and Lodi.

A new areal flood advisory has been issued for S. Lorain/N. Ashland counties until 11:30 p.m.

Radar estimated 2 to almost 5 inches of rain has fallen over last 6 hours in S. Medina county where Flash Flood Warning is in effect. The heaviest rain has fallen just NE of Lodi.


Storms should start to wind down over next few hours but could still dump some heavy rain.

The pattern has shifted with high-pressure weakening allowing spotty storms to develop. Storms will also be slow movers and could dump some heavy rain in a short period of time.

There's a low marginal threat for severe storms through about midnight when storms should fade.

Tornadoes are not expected, but hail, heavy rain and an isolated damaging wind gusts will be possible.

Flood Advisory
A Flood Advisory has been issued for Portage, Stark and Summit counties until 9:45 p.m.

Medina County is under a flood advisory until 10:15 p.m.

Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas is possible.

Between 1 and 1.5 inches have already fallen Saturday, with additional rainfall expected in the advisory areas.

Flash Flood Warning
A Flash Flood Warning has been issued until 11:15 p.m. for parts of Akron and Canton.

Avoid any flooded areas as water will quickly rise in these areas.

Most of Sunday looks warm and dry in the 80s. But another round of storms should arrive late Sunday evening into Monday.

This line should be weakening as it rolls in but a few storms could be strong. Monday more rain will continue, esp. early & temps will get cooler with highs in the 60s.

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