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More thunderstorms are expected to hit NE Ohio tonight
Heavy rain is anticipated through Thursday, which may cause flooding
Story by LYNDSEY SCHLEY


 
Heavy rains caused flooding in many areas, including Ravenna Road in Hudson.
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Northeast Ohio is in for another round of severe thunderstorms tonight and can expect heavy rain and flooding through Thursday.

Meteorologist Frank Kieltyka of the National Weather Service in Cleveland, says last night’s sustained storms dropped 2 to 5 inches of rain across the region.

Kieltyka expects tonight’s storm will move through quicker and leave less rain.

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“A lot of these areas got some substantial rain yesterday, yesterday evening especially," Kieltyka says. "The ground is saturated and additional significant rainfall can cause some flooding.”

The flooding has closed parts of the Towpath Trail and damaged part of the tracks for the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.

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