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.
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:
Download the WCPO Storm Shield app (storm-based alerts for life-threatening weather events)