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Roundup of flood watches, advisories in effect overnight

Published: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 @ 5:39 PM
Updated: Thursday, May 25, 2017 @ 2:40 AM
By: Breaking News Staff

>>PHOTOS: Wall clouds, heavy rain in the area [...]

UPDATE @ 2:40 a.m. 

Earlier flood advisories for the area have expired, but a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for Butler, Darke, Preble, and Wayne, Ind. counties through noon Thursday. 

UPDATE @ 11:50 p.m.

Roundup of flood watches, advisories issued by the National Weather Service in Wilmington:

  • Flood Advisory until 2:15 a.m. Thursday for Butler County;
  • Flood Advisory until 2:30 a.m. Thursday for Greene County;
  • Flash Flood Watch through noon Thursday for Butler, Darke, Preble and Wayne (Indiana) counties.

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UPDATE @ 11:30 p.m.

A Flood Advisory is in effect until 2:30 a.m. Thursday for Greene County.

UPDATE @ 11:25 p.m.

A Flood Advisory is in effect through 2:15 a.m. Thursday for Butler County.

UPDATE @ 10:35 p.m.

A flood advisory is until 1:30 a.m. Thursday for Clark, Miami and Montgomery counties.

UPDATE @ 10:30 p.m.

A Tornado Warning is until 11 p.m. for Miami County. A tornado-producing storm is 3 miles southeast of Fletcher, moving northwest at 10 mph.

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

UPDATE @ 10:15 p.m.

A tornado is 6 miles northeast of Troy, moving north at 20 mph. The tornado warning for Miami County is until 10:45 p.m. Locations impacted include Piqua, the National Weather Service reports.

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without  shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

In addition, a flood advisory is extended to 1:15 a.m. 

UPDATE @ 9:55 p.m.

Wright Patterson Air Force Base reports a tornado, according to the National Weather Service.

Base security forces are checking to see whether damage was caused by storms tonight. 

"At this time, we do not know if a tornado touched down or not" on the base, spokeswoman Marie Vanover said late Wednesday night. 

Wright-Patterson weathercasters issued a tornado warning at 8:33 p.m. The warning was extended at 9:15 p.m. and again at 9:35 p.m. An "all clear" has since been issued, Vanover said.

Also, a flood advisory has been extended until midnight for Butler, Montgomery, Preble and Warren counties.

UPDATE @ 9:40 p.m.

A tornado was spotted 5 miles east of Tipp City, moving northwest at 20 mph. The Tornado Warning for Miami County is until 10:15 p.m.

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

UPDATE: 9:30 p.m.

A tornado is on the ground. Radar confirmed a tornado with debris in the air 4 miles southwest of New Carlisle, moving northwest at 20 mph.

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur.

Tree damage is likely, the weather service reported.

UPDATE @ 9:28 p.m.

A Flood Advisory is in place through 11:30 p.m. for Greene County.

UPDATE @ 9:22 p.m.

A tornado-producing storm was located 4 miles southwest of New Carlisle, moving northwest at 20 mph. A Tornado Warning is issued until 9:45 p.m. for Miami County. 

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.The National Weather Service reports a tornado has been observed.

Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur.

Tree damage is likely, the weather service reported.

A tornado warning is canceled for Greene County but is still in place until 9:30 p.m. for Clark, Miami and Montgomery counties.

UPDATE @ 9:15 p.m.

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

The National Weather Service reports a tornado has been observed. Radar indicated a severe thunderstorm likely producing a tornado 3 miles north of Fairborn, moving north at 20 mph.

Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without 

shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage  to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is  likely, the weather service reported.

A tornado warning is canceled for Greene County but is still in place until 9:30 p.m. for Clark, Miami and Montgomery counties.

UPDATE @ 9:10 p.m. A tornado is likely on the ground between Fairborn and Park Layne, the National Weather Service tweeted.

UPDATE @ 9:06 p.m.

A Tornado Warning is issued until 9:30 p.m. for Clark, Greene, Miami and Montgomery counties.

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado 

was located over Fairborn, moving north at 20 mph.

UPDATE @ 8:55 p.m.

A Tornado Warning was canceled for Warren County but remains in effect through 9:15 p.m. for Greene County.

UPDATE @ 8:45 p.m.

A Tornado Warning also is in place until 9:15 p.m. for Warren County.

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado  was located two miles east of Lebanon, moving north at 15 mph.

UPDATE @ 8:41 p.m.

A Tornado Warning is issued until 9:15 p.m. for Greene County. There are reports of a possible tornado sighting in the area of Old U.S. 35, according to radio communication from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.

Jason Slyger, of Sabina, said he saw a tornado touch down near Jeffersonville and the Jackson Twp. line about 8:30 p.m. 

“You see the storm, you see a V and all of a sudden you see debris in the air,” he said.  

He declined to be live on the air.

UPDATE @ 8:35 p.m.

There is a report of a tornado spotted in the area of the U.S. 35 split near Xenia.

UPDATE @ 8:30 p.m.

A Tornado Warning for Greene County remains in place through 9 p.m., issued by the National Weather Service.

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado  was located near Jamestown, moving north at 15 mph.

UPDATE @ 8:21 p.m.

A Tornado Warning was issued for Greene County through 8:45 p.m. by the NWS.

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado 

was located near Xenia, moving north at 15 mph.

Also, the Flash Flood Warning for Butler County was extended to 11:30 p.m.

UPDATE @ 8:15 p.m.

A Tornado Warning was canceled for Greene County by the NWS.

UPDATE @ 8:05 p.m.

A Tornado Warning remains in place for Greene County through 8:30 p.m. but was canceled for Clinton and Warren counties by the NWS.

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado 

was located near Waynesville, moving northwest at 20 mph.

UPDATE @ 7:55 p.m.

A Tornado Warning is in place through 8:30 p.m. for Clinton, Greene and Warren counties, issued by the NWS.

UPDATE a 7:40 p.m.

A Flood Advisory in in effect through 10:30 p.m. for Wayne County in Indiana, issued by the NWS.

Heavy rains may cause minor flooding of low-lying and poorly drained streets, highways and underpasses. Also, farmland near creeks, streams and drainage ditches may experience minor flooding.

UPDATE @ 7:10 p.m.

A Flood Advisory in in effect through 10:15 p.m. for Darke and Mercer counties, issued by the NWS.

>>Trees down due to storms

UPDATE @ 7:05 p.m.

An Areal Flood Advisory in in effect through 10 p.m. for Butler, Montgomery, Preble and Warren counties, issued by the NWS.

UPDATE @ 6:35 p.m.

A Tornado Warning has been canceled for Preble County.

UPDATE @ 6:20 p.m.

A Tornado Warning was issued for Preble County through 6:45 p.m. by the NWS. A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado is near Gratis, moving north at 10 mph.

UPDATE @ 5:50 p.m.

Flowing water was reported over a portion of Cincinnati Brookville Road near Shandon at 5:46 p.m., a trained spotter told the NWS.

EARLIER REPORT

A Flash Flood Warning is in effect through 8:30 p.m. For Butler County, issued by the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Runoff from excessive rainfall will cause flash flooding to occur, the NWS reported. The weather service urges residents to move to higher ground and to not drive through flooded roadways.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until noon Thursday for Butler, Darke, Preble and Wayne (Indiana) counties, issued by the NWS. A series of showers and thunderstorms will likely train over the same area through Thursday morning. This will allow for rainfall totals up to 3 inches in places, which may result in flooding.

In addition, a Flood Advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. for Butler County, issued by the NWS.