Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Butler, Warren counties until 5:15 p.m.

CINCINNATI -- A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northern Butler and Warren counties is in effect until 5:15 p.m.

FOLLOW the storm on our radar.

The storm is moving southeast at 25 mph with penny sized hail and 60 mph winds possible. Dime sized hail was reported in Germantown.

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

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