Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threat for the Southern Plains Today; Severe Thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley

Heavy rains are leading to an elevated concern for flash flooding across parts of Oklahoma and Texas today, and this heavy rainfall will spread slowly east over the weekend. Severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes across parts of the Northeast and Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. Significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Willowick to Geneva-on-the Lake OH (LEZ147) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Willowick to Geneva-on-the Lake OH (LEZ147)
Issued by: National Weather Service Cleveland, OH
Last Update: 340 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

Tonight: West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early. A slight chance of showers late. Some thunderstorms may be severe with damaging winds. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Saturday: North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.

Saturday Night: Northeast winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

Sunday: East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast. Sunny. Waves 2 feet or less. winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms. see lake erie open lakes forecast for monday through wednesday. the water temperature off toledo is 73 degrees, off cleveland 70 degrees and off erie 68 degrees.

Zone Forecast: Willowick to Geneva-on-the Lake OH (LEZ147)

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