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Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for most of Northeast Ohio until 9 p.m. Wednesday

Posted at 9:17 AM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 14:10:59-04

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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