Flood advisory

The heavy rain moved in Friday when this photo was taken.

8:01 p.m. Saturday 

The flood warning has expired.

"The heavy rain has ended and flood waters are receding," the  National Weather Service said in a statement. "Flooding is no longer expected to pose a threat. Please continue to heed remaining road closures."

3:20 p.m. Saturday 

A flood warning is in place until 8 p.m. today for a region that includes northern Richland County and Shelby.
 
"At 10:58 a.m. EDT, local law enforcement reported heavy rain in the warned area," the National  Weather Service said in a statement. "Flooding is already occurring with numerous roads closed throughout the region, including U.S. 250 in southeast Huron County."
 
"Between 2 and 5 inches of rain have fallen since last night (Friday)," the statement detailed. 
 
Some locations that will experience flooding include Shelby, Mansfield, Ashland, Norwalk, North Ridgeville, Shelby, Bellevue, Grafton, Willard, Wellington, Lodi, New London, Plymouth, Milan, Wakeman, New Washington, Savannah, Polk, Chatfield, North Olmsted and Elyria, the weather service said. 
 
Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are possible in the warned area, it added.
 
Besides northern Richland County, the flood warning area includes northern Ashland County, northeastern Crawford County, Huron County, Lorain County and western Medina County.
 

9 a.m. Saturday 

As rain continues to fall, a flood advisory is in place until 2:15 p.m. Satuday for a region that includes northern Richland County and Shelby.
 
"At 8:25 a.m. EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain moving across the region," the National Weather Service said in a statement. "Minor flooding is ongoing in the advisory area. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain have fallen."
 
Some locations that will experience flooding include Shelby, Ashland, Bucyrus, Willard, New London, Plymouth, New Washington, Savannah, Polk, Chatfield, Sullivan, Greenwich, Benton, Nevada, North Fairfield, Bailey Lakes, Tiro, North Robinson, Shenandoah and Sulpher Springs, the weather service said.
 
"Additional rainfall of 0.5 to 1 inch is expected over the area," the statement said. "This additional rain will result in minor flooding. Local runoff will continue across the region allowing for area rivers and streams to rise through the morning hours and additional minor flooding is expected today."
 
Other areas in the flood advisory area include northern Ashland County, Crawford County, southern Huron County and  in southeastern Wyandot County.
 
A separate flash flood watch is in place through Saturday evening.
 

a.m. Saturday 

A flash flood watch is in place until 8 a.m. Saturday.

Repeated rounds of showers and thunderstorms with torrential  rainfall are expected along a nearly-stationary front through Saturday morning," the National Weather Service said. "Widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches are  expected, with locally higher amounts possible. Flash flooding may develop, especially late tonight."

The previous flash flood warning expired at 1:45 a.m. Saturday.

Current conditions/forecast: bit.ly/2OqSRfg

8:16 p.m. Friday 

The flash flood warning includes northern Richland County, northern Ashland County, Crawford County and southern Huron County.
 
"At 7:41 p.m. EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area," the National Weather Service said in a statement. "Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly."
 
"Some locations that will experience flash flooding include Bucyrus, Shelby, Willard, New London, Plymouth, New Washington, Savannah, Polk, Chatfield, Sullivan, Greenwich, Attica, North Fairfield, Bailey Lakes, Tiro, North Robinson, Shenandoah, Sulpher Springs, Nova and Oceola," the statement detailed. "Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area."
 
FLASH FLOOD WARNING/full statement: https://bit.ly/3euEHDY
 
Current conditions/forecast: bit.ly/2OqSRfg

7:43 p.m. Friday 

Flash flood warning issued for Shelby, nearby communities, per weather service Twitter account. It is in place until 1:45 a.m. Saturday.

New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible, National Weather Service says in forecast.

Current conditions/forecast: bit.ly/2OqSRfg

6:54 p.m. Friday 

A flood advisory was issued Friday evening for a region that included northern Richland County and Shelby.

“At 6:34 p.m. EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms,” the National Weather Service said in a written statement. “Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. Between 1 and 2.5 inches of rain have fallen.”

The advisory was issued until 9:45 p.m. It also includes Crawford and Wyandot counties.

A flash flood watch was issued through Saturday morning.

"Repeated rounds of showers and thunderstorms with torrential rainfall are expected along a nearly-stationary front this evening into Saturday morning. Widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches are expected," the weather service said. "Localized higher totals are possible and flash flooding may develop, especially this evening through tonight."

FLOOD ADVISORY/STATEMENT: https://bit.ly/3eq2rZI

FLASH FLOOD WATCH/STATEMENT: https://bit.ly/3ikZ8Ed

Current conditions/forecast: bit.ly/2OqSRfg

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