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Tornado, thunderstorm warnings expire across Tri-State after day of severe weather

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CINCINNATI -- Sunday's severe weather across the Midwest left some damages across the Tri-State with clean up beginning Monday morning.

Downed trees around the area gave way to power outages. The worst of the damage was a reported roof collapse in Northern Kentucky.

Most of the power has been restored to the Tri-State.

The threat of tornadoes and thunderstorms lingered through Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky much of Sunday afternoon. All severe weather warnings for the Tri-State expired Sunday night at 8 p.m.

RELATED: State-by-state look at severe weather across Midwest

Strong winds of up to 70 mph pushed through the area, causing varying degrees of damage to homes and businesses. At one point more than 34,000 Duke Energy customers reported losing power.

RELATED: Photos of the November storm damage

In Ohio, storms packing strong winds and the potential for tornadoes were starting to roll into western Ohio on Sunday night.

The National Weather Service had issued tornado warnings and watches for several counties along the state's western edge.

In Kentucky, Thunderstorm Warnings were issued for various parts of the region.

Several people were injured and widespread damage was reported in Indiana.

According to the Associated Press, Gov. Mike Pence said 12 counties reported either tornadoes or storm damage after the initial line of storms had traveled midway across the state.

If Sunday’s storms left you with roof damage, downed trees and other damage to your home thanks to Mother Nature, there are some immediate steps that the Ohio Department of Insurance suggests you take.

The first thing you should do is call your insurance agent as soon as you can.

People in the path of the storms were advised to do the following:

  • Take cover now.
  • Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.
  • Avoid windows
  • If in a mobile home, a vehicle or outdoors: Move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

You can find more information on what you can do to stay safe during the storm at the link below:

What should you do in a tornado? Where should you go? Tips to stay safe by CLICKING HERE.

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