By , Mount Vernon News
October 19, 2011, 10:01 am

Rain showers will continue across Northwest and North Central Ohio through early Thursday as low pressure moves slowly north across the area. Thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening which may produce some moderate to locally heavy rain. A total of 2 to 3 inches of rain is possible in some areas by early Thursday. The location of the heaviest rain will depend on the exact track of the low and where locally heavy downpours occur.

The rain may cause flooding in low lying areas or places prone to flood. The rain could also push some rivers and streams into flood.

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.

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