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Ohio County IN Communications
Friday July 20th, 2018 :: 02:59 p.m. EDT

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:30PM

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Ohio County in southeastern Indiana... Switzerland County in southeastern Indiana... Eastern Carroll County in northern Kentucky... Kenton County in northern Kentucky... Southern Campbell County in northern Kentucky... Southern Boone County in northern Kentucky... Gallatin County in northern Kentucky...

* Until 330 PM EDT.

* At 248 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of Madison, moving northeast at 20 mph. This storm has a history of large hail and funnel clouds. Other severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts will move southeast and merge with this storm, increasing the potential for wind damage. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and ping pong ball size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Covington, Florence, Independence, Erlanger, Alexandria, Elsmere, Carrollton, Walton, Rising Sun, Claryville, Oakbrook, Union, Crittenden, Vevay, Warsaw, Ryland Heights, Fairview, Ghent, Patriot and Prestonville. This includes the following Interstates... I-71 in Kentucky between mile markers 66 and 77. I-75 in Kentucky between mile markers 167 and 180.

* AFFECTED AREAS: GALLATIN, KY ... BOONE, KY ... OHIO, IN ... SWITZERLAND, IN ... CARROLL, KY ... CAMPBELL, KY ... KENTON, KY

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. To report severe weather, go to our website at weather.gov/iln and submit your report via social media, when you can do so safely. This thunderstorm is capable of producing all types of severe weather including extremely large hail, destructive straight line winds and tornadoes. Move quickly to a safe shelter such as an interior room, a bathroom, closet or basement.

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Address/Location
Ohio County IN Communications
121 S High St
Rising Sun, IN 47040

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 812-438-2883

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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