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Heavy Rainfall - 7/19/2011

Overnight Flash Flooding

from the Cleveland Metro Area to the Akron-Canton Metro Area

rainfall estimates across northern Ohio

The above image is quality-controlled, multi-sensor (radar and rain gauge) precipitation estimate for 7/19/2011 as of 8 AM EDT.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
1100 AM EDT TUE JUL 19 2011

WIDE SPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING AFFECTED THE AREA OVERNIGHT.
A CLUSTER OF SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF RAINFALL DURING A SHORT TIME SPAN OF JUST A
FEW HOURS.

LOCATION...              RAINFALL SINCE MIDNIGHT...

AKRON-FULTON AIRPORT AKR.......3.70 IN
CANTON-AKRON AIRPORT CAK.......4.84 IN
BURKE LAKEFRONT AIRPORT BKL....0.98 IN
CLEVELAND HOPKINS AIRPORT CLE..3.19 IN
MANSFIELD LAHM AIRPORT MFD.....0.40 IN
LORAIN COUNTY AIRPORT LPR......0.15 IN
TOLEDO EXPRESS AIRPORT TOL.....0.00 IN
YOUNGSTOWN AIRPORT YNG.........0.13 IN

CUYAHOGA COUNTY
BEREA..........................2.56 IN
EUCLID.........................2.20 IN
MAYFIELD VILLAGE...............1.46 IN
NORTH ROYALTON.................4.56 IN
NORTH ROYALTON.................3.60 IN
RICHMOND HEIGHTS...............1.87 IN
SOLON..........................0.63 IN
WALTON HILLS...................2.20 IN
WESTLAKE.......................3.90 IN


MEDINA COUNTY
BRUNSWICK......................3.41 IN
MEDINA.........................0.35 IN


PORTAGE COUNTY
NELSON.........................2.64 IN

STARK COUNTY
ALLIANCE.......................0.79 IN
CANTON.........................4.00 IN


SUMMIT COUNTY
AKRON..........................6.61 IN
BATH...........................1.85 IN
MUNROE FALLS...................2.95 IN
PORTAGE LAKES..................4.65 IN

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
606 AM EDT TUE JUL 19 2011

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0451 AM     FLASH FLOOD      WESTLAKE                41.45N 81.93W
07/19/2011                   CUYAHOGA           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            INTERSECTIONS OF HARDING-BREWSTER AND CINNAMON
            WAY-CANTEBERRY WERE CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING.

0400 AM     FLASH FLOOD      NORTH OLMSTED           41.41N 81.92W
07/19/2011                   CUYAHOGA           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            INTERSECTION OF GREAT NORTHERN BLVD AND COUNTRY CLUB BLVD
            FLOODED WITH AROUND 3 FEET OF WATER. WATER RESCUES
            CONDUCTED BY LOCAL RESPONDERS. INTERSECTION OF BROOKPARK
            AND DOVER CENTER FLOODED AS WELL.

0400 AM     FLASH FLOOD      BEREA                   41.37N 81.86W
07/19/2011                   CUYAHOGA           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            2-3 FEET OF WATER IN BASEMENTS. INTERSECTION OF N ROCKY
            RIVER AND LINDBERG FLOODED.

0400 AM     FLASH FLOOD      CLEVELAND               41.48N 81.68W
07/19/2011                   CUYAHOGA           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WIDESPREAD FLOODING ACROSS THE CITY. WORSE CONDITIONS
            ALONG W 117TH STREET NEAR MADISON AND BEREA ROADS.
            PORTIONS OF 480 EAST BOUND FLOODED.

0415 AM     FLASH FLOOD      NORTH ROYALTON          41.31N 81.75W
07/19/2011                   CUYAHOGA           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            STATE RT 82 FLOODED WTIH AS MUCH AS 2 TO 3 FEET OF
            STANDING WATER.

0415 AM     FLASH FLOOD      PARMA                   41.38N 81.73W
07/19/2011                   CUYAHOGA           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            INTERSECTION OF YORK AND PLEASANT VALLEY CLOSED DUE TO
            HIGH WATER.

0515 AM     FLASH FLOOD      GREEN                   40.95N 81.49W
07/19/2011                   SUMMIT             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            ROADS WASHED OUT DUE TO FLASH FLOODS. LOBBY ROAD NEAR THE
            AIRPORT AND PENGUIN AVE KNOWN TO BE DAMAGED.

0503 AM     FLASH FLOOD      AKRON                   41.08N 81.52W
07/19/2011                   SUMMIT             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WIDESPREAD FLOODING ACROSS AKRON. SEVERAL ROADS ACROSS
            THE CITY ARE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER.

0515 AM     FLOOD            NORTH CANTON            40.87N 81.40W
07/19/2011                   STARK              OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            WIDESPREAD FLOODING ACROSS THE CITY. MEASURED RAINFALL OF
            4.75 INCHES SINCE 3 AM. NUMEROUS ROADS ARE CLOSED.

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