CINCINNATI -- A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for the following counties:
- Clinton (until 3:15 p.m.)
- Warren (until 3:15 p.m.)
Additionally, an Areal Flood Advisory is in effect for Union County, Indiana until 5:45 p.m. Up to 2 inches of rain in one hour has fallen.
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)