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Portions of Tri-State Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 p.m.

Portions of Tri-State Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 p.m.
Posted at 5:00 PM, May 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-27 19:19:26-04

CINCINNATI -- The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Adams County, Ohio until 6:30 p.m.  

Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for the following counties until 10 p.m.: 

OHIO 

  • Clermont 
  • Brown 
  • Adams 

KENTUCKY 

  • Boone 
  • Kenton 
  • Campbell 
  • Gallatin 
  • Grant 
  • Pendleton 
  • Bracken 

INDIANA 

  • Ohio 
  • Switzerland 

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.

Here are some helpful links to prepare for severe weather:
Sign up for severe weather email and mobile alerts
LIVE interactive radar
Download the WCPO Storm Shield app (storm-based alerts for life-threatening weather events)
WCPO traffic updates
Latest power outages from Duke Energy
Flight cancelations and delays from CVG, other U.S. airports