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CINCINNATI - A Severe Thunderstorm Warnings issued for multiple counties across the Tri-State has been canceled.

The Warning expired at about 6:35 p.m. Saturday after causing power outages and damage across various counties in southwest Ohio, eastern Indiana and Northern Kentucky.

Duke Energy first started reported tens of thousands of outages when the storm first hit the Tri-State at about 5:30 p.m. Street flooding, downed trees and damage to houses was also reported in affected areas.

The counties included in the Warning area included:

Ohio: Southern Clermont and Hamilton counties. Hamilton County was in the warning area until 6:15 p.m. 

Kentucky: Northern Grant, Gallatin, Campbell, extreme northwestern Bracken, Boone, northern Pendleton and Kenton counties.

Indiana: Ohio and Switzerland counties.

The National Weather Service in Wilmington said storm hazards for all affected areas included winds of up to 60 mph and quarter-size hail.

You are advised to seek shelter in a sturdy building and stay away from windows and doors until the storm has passed.

To stay up to date with the latest forecast and what to expect, visit wcpo.com/forecast.

To get severe weather alerts in your inbox or texted to your phone as they are issued, go to wcpo.com/alerts .

To map the severe weather as it moves across the Tri-State, visit http://www.wcpo.com/subindex/weather/maps .
Power outages could pop up in the area as a result of the storms, go to http://www.duke-energy.com/ohio/outages/current.asp for the latest power outages in the Tri-State.

Need the latest weather information on the go? Download WCPO's mobile apps to keep in touch wherever you are at wcpo.com/mobile, including our new weather radio app at http://www.wcpo.com/dpp/weather/safety/9-news-introduces-severe-weather-radio-app-storm-shield-for-iphone.

The weather may affect traffic in the Tri-State, go to wcpo.com/traffic to monitor your commute.

Flying somewhere? Check on potential delays and/or cancelations at CVG and other U.S. airports at http://www.fly.faa.gov/flyfaa/usmap.jsp .

 

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