Severe weather and flood safety September 8 – 9, 2018

/Severe weather and flood safety September 8 – 9, 2018

Severe weather and flood safety September 8 – 9, 2018

Severe Weather Outlook

Saturday, September 8, 2018| Excessive Rainfall Outlook

Sunday, September 9, 2018| Excessive Rainfall Outlook

Forecast

The National Weather Service forecasts thunderstorms and heavy rainfall on Saturday afternoon. Heavy rainfall will overspread the region Saturday night and continue into Sunday. Rainfall is anticipated to decrease in coverage west to east across Ohio, Sunday night into Monday morning.  The heaviest rain will occur along the I-70 corridor and into northeast Ohio.

Potential Threats: 

  • Flash Flooding| Rapid flooding of roads with vulnerable structures at risk
  • Flooding | Road flooding near rivers, chance of structure flooding near rivers

Timing:

Throughout the state, heavy rainfall is expected to begin Saturday afternoon and decrease by Monday morning. The timing for the respective potential threats are the following:

  • The threat for flash flooding is expected to occur late Saturday through Monday.
  • The threat for river flooding is anticipated to exist from Sunday through Tuesday. River flooding has the potential to linger into mid-week.
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