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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Flood Warning issued February 24 at 10:39AM EST until further notice by NWS-CLE  Urgency is EXPECTED  Counties Affected: Holmes; Wayne  ...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Ohio... Scioto River Near Prospect Killbuck Creek Near Killbuck The flood warning continues for the Killbuck Creek Near Killbuck * through Thursday.  Flood Warning issued February 24 at 10:39AM EST until March 01 at 10:36AM EST by NWS-CLE  Urgency is EXPECTED  Counties Affected: Marion  ...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Ohio... Scioto River Near Prospect Killbuck Creek Near Killbuck The flood warning continues for the Scioto River Near Prospect * through Thursday morning.  Flood Watch issued February 24 at 9:33AM EST until February 26 at 10:00PM EST by NWS-CLE  Urgency is FUTURE  Counties Affected: Ashland; Crawford; Hancock; Holmes; Knox; Marion; Medina; Morrow; Richland; Wayne; Wyandot  ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of north central Ohio, northeast Ohio, and northwest Ohio, including the following areas, in north central Ohio, Ashland, Crawford, Knox, Marion, Morrow, and Richland. In northeast Ohio, Holmes, Medina, and Wayne. In northwest Ohio,  Flood Watch issued February 24 at 9:33AM EST until February 26 at 10:00PM EST by NWS-CLE  Urgency is FUTURE  Counties Affected: Mahoning; Portage; Stark; Summit; Trumbull  ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in northeast Ohio, Mahoning, Portage, Stark, Summit, and Trumbull. In northwest Pennsylvania, Crawford.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

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