Tri-State Tornado Watch expires

CINCINNATI -- The Tri-State is no longer under a Tornado Watch.

The Watch, which affected parts of Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Indiana, expired at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

The National Weather Service issues Tornado Watches when conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes.

The Clermont County Emergency Management Administration said they were investigating multiple reports of a possible tornado touchdown near New Richmond shortly before 4 p.m.

In Highlands County, a Tornado Warning was issued after 10 a.m. Residents near Lynchburg-Clay High School and elementary reported damage to the schools .

Highland County Sheriff's deputies confirmed the partial roof collapse of the high school.

Heavy rains and intense thunderstorms popped up across the Tri-State for most of Wednesday, creating flash flooding.

Reading Road in Roselawn flooded and a car stalled as storms moved through that area. Another portion of Reading Road near East Columbia Avenue flooded as well.

Little Miami firefighters rescued two people stuck in their car as floodwaters rose on Ragland Road near Newtown. When crews arrived on the scene, one person was on top of the car's roof.

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