Tornado Watch issued for Ohio, Indiana counties

Posted at 12:18 PM, Nov 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-05 19:35:24-05

CINCINNATI -- The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 7 p.m. Sunday for the following counties:


  • Butler
  • Hamilton
  • Warren


  • Dearborn
  • Fayette
  • Franklin
  • Ripley
  • Union


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.

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