Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
854 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018
The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
Richland County in north central Ohio…
Eastern Marion County in north central Ohio…
Southern Ashland County in north central Ohio…
Morrow County in north central Ohio…
Southeastern Crawford County in north central Ohio…
Knox County in north central Ohio…

* Until 1145 PM EDT

* At 852 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in
the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen in
portions of northern Morrow and southern Richland counties.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Mansfield, Marion, Ashland, Mount Vernon, Mount Gilead, Galion,
Ontario, Lexington, Crestline, Loudonville, Fredericktown, Gambier,
Utica, Cardington, Bellville, Centerburg, Ashley, Danville,
Hayesville and Waldo.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

 

 

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