Flood warning in effect for several counties in Northeast Ohio

A flood advisory is also in effect for several counties.

Flood warning in effect for several counties in Northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A flood warning has been issued by the National Weather Service in Cleveland, which is now in effect for several counties in Northeast Ohio due to storms.

At 6:40 p.m., the National Weather Service in Cleveland issued the warning for the following counties: southwestern Ashtabula and northwestern Trumbull County. This is in effect until 9:45 p.m.

At 6:40 p.m., the NWS in Cleveland said doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to two inches of rain has already fallen.

Additional rainfall amounts up to 1.5 inches are possible in the warned areas.

NWS in Cleveland said Orwell could experience some flooding.

At 6:13 p.m., flood advisory was also issued for southwestern Ashtabula, southeastern Geauga, and northwestern Trumbull counties until 9:15 p.m.

EARLIER UPDATES:

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for eastern Seneca County and Northwestern Crawford County.

The warning is in effect until 3:45 p.m.

The NWS said to expect 60 MPH wind gusts and quarter-size hail that could cause damage to vehicles, trees, and power lines.

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