As storms approach, Flash Flood Watch is issued

As storms approach, Flash Flood Watch is issued

As more heavy rain and thunderstorms pass through the area, a flash flood watch will remain in effect in parts of southeast Louisiana and southern MS until 6 a.m. Sunday (April 15), according to the National Weather Service. 1 to 1.5 inches of rain have fallen with the heaviest amounts in southern Pulaski and western Floyd counties.

The rest of the state remains under a flash flood watch until 6 p.m. today.

Gov. Tom Wolf issued a statement saying that Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency officials urge residents to stay informed of weather conditions and be prepared in case of flooding.

More than two inches of rain is expected to fall across Trumbull County in the next 12 hours.

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Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Move to higher ground now.

Traffic delays and road closures are likely for many morning commuters.

The roads will remain closed through Monday, but the City says a single inbound lane will be reopened as soon as possible after the rain passes.

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