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CLEVELAND (WJW) – Severe storms swept through Northeast Ohio Wednesday, causing damage and flooding in many areas.

A flash flood warning was in effect for many Northeast Ohio counties.

Flood watches and warnings were also issued for multiple counties throughout Northeast Ohio, the National Weather Service reported. People were advised to take shelter during storms and not drive through high water on roadways.

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Clusters of thunderstorms will be around through the night. A few storms could contain gusty winds and heavy downpours.

Watch for ponding/flooding. Temperatures will stay warm and muggy.

Late evening, there is a “slight” risk for severe weather with our second round of storms. These will travel NE to SW Wednesday night/early Thursday.

Coverage will drop Thursday during the day with the final cluster arriving Thursday night into early Friday morning.

Futurecast from Thursday night through Friday morning:

Temperatures will climb into the low 90s Thursday but feel like 100+ at points during the afternoon. A few counties are under an Excessive Heat Watch for Thursday afternoon and evening.

Typically we experience a few HOURS most summers with a heat index above 100 degrees. Here is a brief history:

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