City of Vermilion lifts evacuation order of Riverside Drive homes due to rising river

A Flood Warning has been issued for both Lorain and Erie counties until 1:15 A.M Friday morning.

The evacuation order for those residents in Vermilion living on Riverside Drive along the Vermilion River has been lifted as of 9:00 p.m. on Thursday evening.

WKYC Channel 3's Chris Tye was in Vermilion and filed this report on Facebook Live:

Earlier, as heavy rains and driving winds hit Northeast Ohio on Thursday evening, the city of Vermilion issued the following notice to residents on Riverside Drive to evacuate:

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In addition, a Flood Warning has been issued for both Lorain and Erie counties until 1:15 A.M Friday morning.