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

Posted: 2:46 PM, Sep 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-20 19:24:10Z
Severe Thunderstorm warning issues across NEO
Severe Thunderstorm warning issues across NEO
Severe Thunderstorm warning issues across NEO
Severe Thunderstorm warning issues across NEO

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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