Hazardous weather outlook for Huron County

Flood watch in effect
Norwalk Reflector Staff
May 15, 2014

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a flood watch for Huron County that will remain in effect until 4 p.m. today (Thursday).

Here is a message from the weather service:

RAIN WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH MID MORNING.
MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR PONDING OF WATER ON AREA ROADS
DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE. NEVER DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROADS. A FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT.

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL OHIO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...ERIE OH...HURON...KNOX AND RICHLAND.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* THE GROUND IS SATURATED FROM RAIN OVER THE LAST SEVERAL DAYS.
  ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN COULD CAUSE FLOODING. LOCATIONS THAT
  HAVE HAD FLOODING THE LAST FEW DAYS WILL BE MOST
  SUSCEPTIBLE...ESPECIALLY LOW LYING AREAS AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.
  THE RAIN WILL TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP. STAY TUNED TO WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR
UPDATES

ONE OTHER NOTE:

THERE IS A SMALL CHANCE FOR FROST EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AND EARLY
MONDAY MORNING.

Comments

Brock Lee

rain sucks to

Cliff Cannon

Brock I think we should call you " Mikey " when it comes to the weather. As in the commercial " give it to Mikey--- he doesn't like anything ".

The only thing I do know for sure, is that I look very forward to every weather event, so I can read your latest thought. Great weekend to you my friend.