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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for several counties

Severe Thunderstorm Watch expires at 9 p.m.
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Posted at 2:29 PM, Sep 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-10 18:59:09-04

CINCINNATI --The following counties are under a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH until 9 p.m. 

OHIO 

  • Highland 
  • Brown 
  • Adams 

KENTUCKY

  • Bracken 
  • Mason 

 

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:

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