More snow, then thawing predicted

The weather could again be the big story in the area this week.

The National Weather Service is predicting much of northwestern Ohio will be blanketed with another couple inches of snow today. By Thursday, a warming trend combined with rain may produce flooding in the area, according to the National Weather Service.

For Findlay, the weather service is predicting 1 to 2 inches of snow beginning after 4 p.m. today and another 2 to 4 inches of snow overnight.

Tuesday and Wednesday is expected to be sunny with high temperatures in the 30s. However, the forecast for Thursday is a high temperature of 50 degees and an 80 percent chance of rain. More rain is expected Friday.

According to a hazardous weather outlook issed Sunday by the National Weather Service, “Rain combined with snow melt may produce flooding, especially Thursday into Friday. If heavy rain were to occur, significant flooding is possible.”

The Ohio Emergency Management Agency also is warning Ohioans about the possibility of flooding later this week.

The agency says a small amount of rain combined with heavy snow accumulation can cause flooding in some areas.

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