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(WJW) – Thursday night’s storms caused strong winds and heavy rain across Northeast Ohio, with tornado warnings and severe thunderstorm warnings that have since expired.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued across Northeast Ohio until 3 a.m.
Impacted counties include Ashland, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Sandusky and Wayne.
We are watching for a band of strong to severe storms. All threats are possible with this system: flooding, strong wind, hail and tornado risk. This line will be near Central Ohio around 1-2 a.m.
Tracking another wave of heavy rain and storms tonight. Biggest threat will be heavy rainfall (1-2″+ in a short period of time). Multiple severe thunderstorm warnings likely. High winds/hail. Storms will move faster which should limit rainfall vs yesterday.
The Storm Prediction Center has upgraded our northern counties to an enhanced risk. All threats on the table, including the risk for a tornado or two. Timing 10PM to 1AM. Stay tuned!
Friday will be much calmer with a few sprinkles in the morning. Drier conditions through the day with highs in the 80s and upper 70s. Weather is looking great for Friday night football games.
We received anywhere from 4″-8″ in just a few hours, which produced a lot of flooding across Northeast Ohio.
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