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THURSDAY WEATHER UPDATES: More storms bring widespread rain and flooding threat to areas south of Route 30

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Posted at 6:52 AM, Jul 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-01 12:59:04-04

CLEVELAND — Plan on more scattered storms bringing heavy rain and gusty winds Thursday. Northeast Ohio is not done with the wet weather quite yet.

A few more isolated to widely scattered showers are likely Thursday afternoon into the early evening.

The Severe threat is low, but any storm could contain heavy rain, gusty winds and small hail.

Warnings and Watches

A Beach Hazards Statement

A Beach Hazards Statement has been issued for lakeshore counties including Lorain, Cuyahoga and Lake County until Friday at 10 a.m.

Ashtabula and Erie counties are under a Beach Hazards Statement until 3 a.m. Friday.

Swimmers are asked to avoid swimming in Lake Erie. Currents can carry swimmers away from the shore through a sand bar and along structures extending out into the lake.

Wind and wave action will cause currents on the lakeshore.

RELATED: Heavy rain accompanying afternoon storms causes flooding in Stark County

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