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Tornado Warning issued for Stark, Portage counties

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Posted at 4:13 PM, Oct 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-21 20:34:52-04

MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio — A Tornado Warning was issued for Stark and Portage counties until 6:30 p.m.

Throughout the afternoon on Thursday, three possible tornados were spotted across Northeast Ohio.

The National Weather Service said a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Hudson or 12 miles north of Akron, moving east at 35 mph.

A second possible tornado was located near Akron heading east near I-76.

A third possible tornado was located near Alliance headed east at 55 mph.

Look out for flying debris if you're outside without a shelter.

Damage to mobile homes, roofs, windows, vehicles, and trees is likely.

If you can, move to a basement or the lowest floor of your home.

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