WAYNE COUNTY, Ohio -- Scattered showers and storms traveling through Northeast Ohio, heading towards Pennsylvania, Sunday could cause localized flooding in some areas.
Residents in Wayne, Ashland, Richland, Trumbull, Crawford and Wyandot counties are under a FLOOD ADVISORY until 10:30 p.m.
The National Weather Service has also issued a FLASH FLOOD WARNING for Wayne, Ashland, Richland, Crawford, Wyandot and Mahoning counties, in effect until 1:15 a.m. Monday.
Some FOX 8 viewers are already reporting flooding in their neighborhoods.
ODOT has closed US-250 in Wayne County west of Apple Creek due to flooding. Motorists should use an alternate route. There is no estimated time as to when the road will reopen.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.
Citizens are reminded to "turn around, don't drown." Do not try to drive through flooded roads. NWS states that most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
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