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Flood warning issued for Huron County

• Updated Jun 21, 2019 at 10:29 AM

(UPDATED at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2019)

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a flash flood warning for northwestern Huron County, Erie County, northeastern Seneca County and southeastern Sandusky County until 8 p.m. today.

At 1:57 p.m. Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area in the Bellevue area. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Rain will continue to fall over the next several hours. Please report flooding to local officials and never enter flood roadways, turn around don't drown.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Sandusky, Norwalk, Bellevue, Clyde, Green Springs, Northern Milan, Milan, Castalia, Monroeville, Republic, Flat Rock, Bloomingville, Vickery and Sandusky South.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads, the weather service advises. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a flood warning for Huron County until 10:45 p.m. today

The warning, issued just before 2 p.m., and includes Erie and Lorain counties.

At 1:41 p.m., Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen and several more hours of rain are expected through this evening. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches is possible with locally higher amounts.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Lorain, Elyria, Sandusky, Norwalk, Western Vermilion, Vermilion, Strongsville, North Ridgeville, Avon Lake, Amherst, Bellevue, Grafton, Willard, Wellington, New London, Plymouth, Northern Milan, Milan, Wakeman and Castalia.

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