A Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 8 pm

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The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch effective now through 8 pm tonight for the entire area.


STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF WAYNE AND
NORTHEASTERN UNION COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL INDIANA…NORTHEASTERN
HAMILTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN OHIO…PREBLE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL
OHIO…BUTLER AND WESTERN WARREN COUNTIES IN SOUTHWESTERN OHIO…
SOUTHERN DARKE…WESTERN GREENE…MONTGOMERY AND SOUTHWESTERN MIAMI
COUNTIES IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO THROUGH 315 PM EDT…

At 218 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Hagerstown to near Hamilton, moving north at 30
mph.

HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 45 mph, frequent cloud-to-ground
lightning, and very heavy rain.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Lightning can cause serious injury or
death. Visibility will be poor and hydroplaning is
possible.

Locations impacted include…
Dayton, Hamilton, Kettering, Middletown, Beavercreek, Fairfield,
Huber Heights, Richmond, Fairborn, Mason, Xenia, Trotwood, Oxford,
Miamisburg, Lebanon, Springboro, Vandalia, Sharonville, Englewood,
and Greenville.