Western Pa. flood watch remains in effect until Monday morning

High winds, heavy rains ravage Northeast Ohio

Western Pa. flood watch remains in effect until Monday morning

With heavy rainfall expected over the weekend, the local Upper Thames River Conservation Authority is warning of possible flooding in the local region.

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued an Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Eastern Pulaski County, The City of Radford, Floyd County, and Montgomery County Until 730 PM EDT.

The greatest area of concern is along the southeast shoreline of Leamington, between Wheatley and the tip of Point Pelee and the north and east sides of Pelee Island.

A flash flood watch means that conditions are present that could lead to flash flooding.

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You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. Move to higher ground now.

Meteorologists expect 1.5 to 3 inches of rainfall by Monday morning.

Banacos said the biggest threat within the next couple of days will be icy road conditions. Officials pointed out that even if the water level doesn't appear very deep, the road could be washed away under the water or otherwise unsafe. A lesser hazardous weather outlook is in effect for most of Central and Western New York for freezing rain Saturday and potential flooding Sunday and Monday.

It's already the wettest start ever to a year in greater Pittsburgh.

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