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A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Lorain County effective until 5:15 p.m.
Half-dollar sized hail is possible in the area and residents are urged to move indoors to the lowest floor of a building. Damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles is expected.
Impacted areas include Lorain, Avon Lake, Sheffield Lake and Sheffield.
A strong thunderstorm will hit parts of Lorain and Cuyahoga counties this afternoon. Winds reaching 35 mph and nickle-sized hail are possible. Wind gusts could take down power lines and tree branches.
According to the National Weather Service, areas of impact include the following: Cleveland, Lorain, Lakewood, Westlake, Avon Lake, Amherst, North Olmsted, Avon, Rocky River, Fairview Park, Bay Village, Sheffield Lake and Sheffield.
Just when you thought it was over—more scattered storms are headed to Northeast Ohio.
According to News 5 Chief Meteorologist Mark Johnson, scattered strong thunderstorms are west of our area and moving north. While those storms will slide out over Lake Erie, more scattered storms will likely develop across our area.
An isolated strong wind gust is possible with any storm. Heavy rain and frequent lightning could delay a few high school football games tonight.
However, widespread severe weather is not expected.
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