DAYTON, Ohio– Severe weather moved through parts of Ohio Monday night, bringing dangerous and damaging winds.
Thousands were left without power in Mercer, Miami and Montgomery County, according to DP&L.
The National Weather Service in Wilmington said there were reports of a large tornado on the ground near Trotwood, which is just outside of Dayton in Montgomery County.
ODOT tweeted that people should avoid I-75 north of downtown Dayton. “Our crews are assisting with debris clean up from a tornado that hit..”
Snowplows are reportedly being used to clear the debris.
Further north, downed trees and power lines were reported in parts of Mercer and Darke counties.
In Wapakoneta, several homes were damaged and high winds moved a barn, NWS reports said.