Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Butler, Warren counties expires

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Butler and Warren counties expired at 8:30 p.m.

Although the storms continues to move through the area, it has weakened below severe limits, so the National Weather Service (NWS) allowed it to expire.

The Warning for both counties originally expired at 7:15 p.m. but was reinstated shortly thereafter by the NWS.

At 7:56 p.m. radar continued to indicate a severe thunderstorm near Seven Mile that was moving east at 25 mph, according to the National Weather Service .

The NWS says storm hazards included winds of up to 60 mph and quarter-size hail.

The Warning was originally in effect for Fayette County, as well as northwestern Franklin and western Union counties in Indiana until 6:30 p.m. but was later extended until 7:15 p.m.

Highland and Brown counties in Ohio were under the Warning until 6:15 p.m.

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