Severe thunderstorm warnings and watches have been issued throughout Northeast Ohio Sunday.
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the following counties until 6:15 p.m.:
Severe T-Storm Warning for Stark, Summit & Wayne counties until 6:15 pm. Severe hail and winds over 50 mph are possible. Seek shelter until storms pass! #ohwx#weather #wews #Cleveland pic.twitter.com/06XjyXVDsK— Remeisha Shade (@RemeishaShadeTV) August 18, 2019
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the following counties until 7 p.m.:
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the following counties:
The watch is effective until 10 p.m. Sunday.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania until 10 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/w0inDkjzU8— NWS Cleveland (@NWSCLE) August 18, 2019
Here's the difference between a watch and a warning, according to the NWS:
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch: Be Prepared- Severe thunderstorms are possible in and near the watch area. Stay informed and be ready to act if a severe thunderstorm warning is issued. The watch area is typically large, covering numerous counties or even states.
- Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Take Action- Severe weather has been reported by spotters or indicated by radar. Warnings indicate imminent danger to life and property. Take shelter in a substantial building. Get out of mobile homes that can blow over in high winds
Thousands have been left without power across Northeast Ohio due to strong wind gusts.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for Ashtabula County until 9:45 p.m.
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