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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Cuyahoga, Medina, Summit, Lorain counties expired

Severe Thunderstorm warning issues across NEO
Posted at 2:46 PM, Sep 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-20 15:24:10-04

The National Weather Service in Cleveland issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southwestern Cuyahoga County, northeastern Medina County, northwestern Summit County and east-central Lorain County in northern Ohio until 3:15 p.m. They allowed the warning to expire, saying the storm no longer poses an immediate threat to life and property.

However, gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible as a result of the storm, the NWS said.

At 2:26 p.m. a severe thunderstorm was located over Strongsville, or 11 miles north of Medina, moving southeast at 15 mph.

The NWS said potential hazards included 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-sized hail.

Possible impacts include minor damage to vehicles, according to the NWS. Expect damage to trees and power lines.

Locations impacted included: Cleveland, Akron, Parma, Cuyahoga Falls, Strongsville, Brunswick, North Royalton, Hudson, Twinsburg, Macedonia, North Olmsted, Parma Heights, Broadview Heights, Brook Park, Berea, Middleburg Heights, Brecksville, Seven Hills, Olmsted Falls and Hinckley.

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