Tornado warnings expire, thunderstorm and flash flood warnings remain in effect

Posted: Updated:
South Lorain South Lorain
North Olmsted Mall Macy's entrance. North Olmsted Mall Macy's entrance.
Flooding in Lorain Flooding in Lorain
  • Inside azfamily.comMore>>

  • 19 Action News Tornado Safety Tips

    Spring Weather: Tornado Safety Tips

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-07-08 17:41:14 GMT
    With Spring weather comes the potential for severe weather. The following are safety tips that will help keep you and your family safe: • Tune in to one of the following for weather information: radio,More >
    With summer storms there's always the potential for severe weather. The following are safety tips that will help keep you and your family safe:More >
  • Power Outage: Spring Storms leaves dozens in the dark

    Power Outage: Spring Storms leaves dozens in the dark

    Monday, May 12 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-05-13 02:21:51 GMT
    Monday's storms left dozens of customers without power in the Cleveland area. As of 10 PM Cuyahoga County alone is now down to anywhere between 100 and 500 customers without power. CLICK HERE FOR A CLOSERMore >
    Monday's storms left dozens of customers without power in the Cleveland area.

    As of 10 PM Cuyahoga County alone is now down to anywhere between 100 and 500 customers without power.
    More >
CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

UPDATE: Severe thunderstorms continue to develop in areas surrounding Cleveland. Heavy rain from these storms has caused flooding.

Severe thunderstorm and flash flood warnings have been issued in Lorain, Cuyahoga, Medina, Summit, Stark, Portage, Mahoning, Trumbull and Wayne Counties. 

Some areas are also reporting large hail and strong winds.

The flash flood warnings for Trumbull, Mahoning and Portage are in effect until 6:00 a.m.

TORNADO WARNINGS by the National Weather Service for Central Lorain, Cuyahoga, Summit and Medina Counties have all expired.

At one time, the following counties and cities were affected:

  • Western Cuyahoga County
  • Northern Lorain 
  • Middleburg Heights
  • North Olmsted
  • Brook Park
  • Strongsville
  • Bay Village
  • Berea
  • Columbia Station

It remains in effect until 8:30 p.m.

A TORNADO WARNING for Medina and Summit Counties is in effect until 8:45 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Lorain, SE Erie, NE Huron, and Western Medina County until 9:15.

Meantime there is an area Flood Warning for Cuyahoga, Lorain, and Medina County until 2:15 a.m. Tuesday.

The National Weather Service has CANCELLED its TORNADO WARNING for Lorain and Erie Counties. It was in effect until 7:45 p.m.

Seek shelter until the warning is over and tune to 19 Action News for the latest details on the storm. 

Copyright 2014 WOIO. All rights reserved.

  • Weather BlogMore>>

  • Countdown to Fall

    Countdown to Fall

    Saturday, September 16 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-09-17 00:59:53 GMT

    This week, we are all breaking into our “Happy Dance” as the temperatures around the Valley drop into the 90s during the day and 70s at night. For Arizonans, it’s the signal that summer is finally coming to an end.

    More >

    This week, we are all breaking into our “Happy Dance” as the temperatures around the Valley drop into the 90s during the day and 70s at night. For Arizonans, it’s the signal that summer is finally coming to an end.

    More >
  • Fall brings weather pattern change, storm source shifts

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:11 AM EDT2017-09-15 08:11:08 GMT
    Winter is a time when the Valley can get some rain, too. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Winter is a time when the Valley can get some rain, too. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    We know the monsoon brings thunderstorms and rain to the valley during the summer, but it isn't our only rainy season. Phoenix and Arizona have two distinct rainy seasons.To get rain in the valley during the fall and winter months, we mainly look to the northwest. All summer long a large area of high pressure over the Pacific Ocean blocks storms and sends them north.

    More >

    We know the monsoon brings thunderstorms and rain to the valley during the summer, but it isn't our only rainy season. Phoenix and Arizona have two distinct rainy seasons.To get rain in the valley during the fall and winter months, we mainly look to the northwest. All summer long a large area of high pressure over the Pacific Ocean blocks storms and sends them north.

    More >
  • The 'real' fall

    The 'real' fall

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 9:42 AM EDT2017-09-13 13:42:53 GMT

    After a couple months of triple-digit heat and sweltering monsoon humidity, Arizonans get VERY excited about fall. But when exactly is "fall?" And when are we going to finally be done with the triple-digits? 

    More >

    After a couple months of triple-digit heat and sweltering monsoon humidity, Arizonans get VERY excited about fall. But when exactly is "fall?" And when are we going to finally be done with the triple-digits? 

    More >