CLEVELAND — A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for most of Northeast Ohio until 9 p.m. as showers and storms are expected across the area Wednesday evening.
The following counties are under the watch:
- Geauga County
- Holmes County
- Lake County
- Medina County
- Portage County
- Richland county
- Wayne County
- Ashland County
- Huron County
- Sandusky County
- Stark County
- Ashtabula County
- Cuyahoga County
- Erie County
- Lorain County
- Summit County
The morning round of storms, which brought occasional thunder, has passed, but another, bigger round of storms is expected this evening mainly after 3 p.m., which will bring strong winds and possibly hail.
The timing for these storms range from 3 to 8 p.m. from North to South.
Threats this evening include: scattered hail, widespread wind gusts up to 70 mph and frequent lightning.
Heavy rain slowed down traffic on I-90 westbound in Lorain County Wednesday morning.
Temperatures will remain in the upper 70s even with the storms.
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