UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warning; some locals without power


A severe thunderstorm was located over Wilmington at 1:30 p.m., moving northeast at 35 mph, according to the Clinton County EMA. The warning is until 2 p.m.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and power lines.

Locations impacted include Washington Court House, Wilmington, Sabina, Staunton, Bowersville, Port William, Melvin, Bloomington, New Antioch, Jasper Mills, Lees Creek, Reesville, Burtonville, Interstate 71 at US Route 68 and Oakland.

This includes I-71 in Ohio between mile markers 49 and 61.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Also, the AES Ohio website reports 205 customers without power as of 1:43 p.m. Scanner traffic indicates a power line is down in the county but no report on location so far.

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