Line of thunderstorms prompts tornado and flash flood watches across region

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Being the southern-most county, a Flash Flood Watch for Columbiana County has been issued until Monday at 4 a.m. Heaviest rainfall is expected on Sunday evening.* Flash flooding of small streams may result.

A Freezing Rain warning has been placed throughout much of the area, with Environment Canada projecting ice build-up of 10 to 20 millimeters across the region by Sunday morning, with some areas possibly receiving more than 20 millimeters of freezing rain.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding.

The rest of the state remains under a flash flood watch until 6 p.m. today.

Warning: A warning is issued when flooding is taking place near you at that time.

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Additional rainfall of up to 1 inch is expected over parts of the area. Please be aware that road closures may occur without notice.

The roads will remain closed through Monday, but the City says a single inbound lane will be reopened as soon as possible after the rain passes. Residents are asked to avoid travel north of Lihue.

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

View the weather services's live radar coverage here.

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