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Flood Watch in effect this evening through tomorrow evening for much of the area.

Winter Storm Watch for areas along & south of I-70 Wednesday afternoon-Thursday.

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Possible mountain lion spotting

Updated: Wednesday, July 30 2014, 07:53 AM EDT

WINTERSVILLE, Ohio- At approximately 6:00 pm Tuesday evening, an off duty wildlife officer observed what is believed to be a mountain lion in the Wintersville area near Fernwood State Forest. Based on this initial report, we are advising the public to be aware of the situation and take extra precaution when in this area.

ODNR wildlife officers are working with local law enforcement to patrol the area.

Mountain lions are typically 4-5 ft long weighing anywhere between 120-150lbs with brownish gray fur and long tails. If you see anything that resembles this animal please call wildlife officials at 330-644-2293.

Possible mountain lion spotting

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