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Akron experiencing current flooding conditions, use extreme caution

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

A National Weather Service Flood Warning has been issued for the Akron area. 

Due to the sudden downpour, manhole covers have become dislodged and City crews have been dispatched to correct the situation. However, other manhole covers may become dislodged during this storm and citizens should use extreme caution while driving.  

The areas that have been reported are: Cuyahoga Street, Diagonal Road, Arlington/Market, Rt. 8 at the Central Interchange, and Memorial Parkway. 

If you encounter other areas where manhole covers have been dislodged or extremely dangerous, please contact 3-1-1 from your home phone, or 330-375-2311 from you cell phone. 

If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.

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