Canfield closes schools Wednesday following heavy flooding

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CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – Canfield Schools are closed Wednesday following Tuesday’s heavy rains and flooding.

All school activities, events and practices are also canceled.

Camp Fitch has been postponed.

Commencement practice will be Thursday.

From 4:30 until around 8 p.m., a line of heavy rain parked itself along Route 224 from Poland all the way to Canfield. The hardest hit seem to be Boardman and Canfield.

Photos: Severe weather around the Valley

If you live in Canfield and need a place to stay, Canfield Presbyterian Church on W. Main Street is opening its doors as a shelter. The American Red Cross is also helping flood victims.

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