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Mon., 10:48 pm: Flood warnings issued for Trumbull

May 12, 2014
Tribune Chronicle

WARREN -- A severe thunderstorm that hit the area tonight brought very heavy rainfall. The National Weather Service in Cleveland issued a flash flood warning for Trumbull and Portage counties.

The warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Weather officials indicated the slow-moving thunderstorms were bringing rainfall rates around 2 inches per hour.

Reports indicate many area roadways , streams and creeks were getting heavy amounts of water. Officials said even after the storm ends, water runoff is expected to continue overnight and into the morning.

A 911 spokesman said they received calls of storm-related flooding in basements and roadways.

In additon to flooding, Portage County had to deal with tornado warnings issued Monday.



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