Flood alerts issued for areas south of Summit County; severe storms expected later

Flood alerts issued for areas south of Summit County; severe storms expected later

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A flood advisory has been issued for areas south of Summit County, including Canton and Mansfield. Areas farther south are under a flash flood watch.

From Meteorologist Samantha Roberts:

Rain will overspread the area this morning. We'll have to deal with these showers through about midday.

According to the National Weather Service, a flood advisory could mean nuisance flooding, but is not considered a threat to life or property.

Severe thunderstorms could move through Northeast Ohio Tuesday afternoon, bringing damaging wind gusts and heavy rainfall.

Stay with Cleveland 19 News for First Alert weather coverage throughout the day.

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