YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The mild temperatures and rainfall are causing some hazardous conditions on the Valley’s roadways.
The Ohio Department of Transportation said State Route 165 is closed Thursday afternoon between US 62 and SR 46 due to flooding. Interstate 80 eastbound to Exit A onto Route 62 in Hubbard is also closed.
Route 4019 (Methodist Road) from Kennard Road to Salem Road in Sugar Grove Township is closed due to flooding, along with SR 46 between Salt Springs Road and McKees Lane.
State Route 711 southbound to I-680 northbound closed around 4 p.m., but has since reopened.
Some flooding has been reported. Ponding water is also a possibility.
Several areas have already received over an inch of rain with additional heavy rainfall expected throughout the day. Heavy downpours could also accompany any thunderstorm development.
Drivers are urged to use caution.
A flood warning is in effect for Mahoning and Trumbull counties through the day Thursday.