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Flash Flood Warning issued for parts of Cuyahoga, Summit counties

The warning is in effect through 8:30 p.m. tonight.

CLEVELAND — The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for east central Cuyahoga County and the northeast portion of Summit County until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

At 5:44 p.m., Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1.5 and 2.5 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. 

Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas is possible in the warning areas. 

Some locations that will experience flash flooding include: Cleveland, Solon, Twinsburg, Warrensville Heights, Macedonia, Garfield Heights, Maple Heights, Aurora, Bedford, Bedford Heights, Northfield, Reminderville, Walton Hills, Valley View, North Randall, Glenwillow and Bentleyville.

Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are possible in the warned area.

The WKYC Weather team says we'll have two more days of the high humidity with tropical downpours. By the weekend we'll watch dew points drop a bit with fewer rain chances, and even cooler air moving in for next week. Until then, watch out for isolated showers and storms.

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