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Tri-State counties hit with T-Storm warnings, flood advisories

Posted: 4:51 PM, Jul 15, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-15 21:49:54Z
Tri-State counties hit with T-Storm warnings, flood advisories

CINCINNATI -- The National Weather Service issued Severe Thunderstorm warnings and flash flood advisories for several Ohio counties Friday afternoon.

Ohio 

  • Highland (until 5:45 p.m.)
  • Ross (until 5:45 p.m.)

Additionally, three Ohio counties will be under a flash flood advisory until 7:45 p.m.

Ohio

  • Clinton
  • Highland
  • Warren

DEFINITIONS:

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means atmospheric conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning means a severe thunderstorm has developed that is capable of producing hail greater than one inch in diameter and or 58 mph wind speeds.

A Tornado Watch means weather conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms that are capable of producing tornadoes.
 
A Tornado Warning means that a tornado has been sighted or indicated by weather radar and residents of the affected area should take shelter immediately.

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