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Severe Weather Reports: Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado Watches Were Issued

Severe Weather Reports: Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado Watches Were Issued|WGAL

Per severe weather reports on Saturday, severe weather affected the Northeast and other regions in the US, bringing threats of hail, strong winds, and tornadoes.

Severe Weather Reports: Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado Watches Were Issued|Yahoo News

On Saturday, severe weather reports were issued as severe storms moved through the Northeast and Ohio Valley, triggering weather alerts.

The FOX Forecast Center severe weather reports said that over 100 million residents from New England to the Plains were at a heightened risk of storms. Major cities like Pittsburgh, Scranton, and Youngstown are in the Level 3 risk zone. While cities like New York, Columbus, Cleveland, Nashville, and Wichita are included in the Level 2 risk zone.

Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado watches were issued in several states, including New York and New Jersey. New York City was included in the Severe Thunderstorm Watch, which lasted until midnight. The warnings mainly focused on hail and strong winds, but there were also Tornado Warnings for Ohio counties.

On Saturday, there were severe weather reports of thunderstorms and tornadoes in the Buckeye State. Tornado sightings were confirmed in Hardin and Marion counties in Central Ohio. Initial reports mentioned tree and roof damage in Kenton, while more than 13,000 power outages were reported across the said state.

According to initial severe weather reports from the Storm Prediction Center, there was one of two tornadoes that affected communities north of Interstate 70.

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Per severe weather reports, Law enforcement confirmed that a tornado was seen passing through communities in Hardin and Marion counties in Central Ohio.

In WeatherBug’s severe weather reports, heavy rainfall and storms have been consistently affecting the state of Missouri recently. Per severe weather reports, another storm is expected to bring more drenching rainfall. Consequently, Flood Watches have been issued for the southwestern region of the state, specifically Branson, Springfield, and the southern Ozarks.

It was mentioned in WeatherBug’s severe weather reports, it is important to understand the difference between a watch and a warning when it comes to severe weather. A watch means that there is a possibility of severe weather happening, so you should stay on alert for sudden changes in conditions. On the other hand, a warning means that severe weather is about to happen and you need to act quickly to stay safe.

To ensure your safety, it is recommended to be prepared and well-informed about the severe weather reports in your area. Keep a kit ready with items like a battery-operated radio, water, and non-perishable food in case you lose power for an extended period.

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