Cold air funnel clouds not likely to cause damage

Cold air funnel clouds have been spotted in the area Thursday afternoon.

Cold air funnel clouds have been spotted in the area Thursday afternoon.

These funnel clouds are smooth, narrow, and hang down a few hundred feet from the cloud base, according to the National Weather Service. They last only a few minutes before dissipating.

The cold air funnel clouds are possible through 8 p.m. for Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Logan, Mercer, Miami and Shelby counties, the NWS reported.

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COLD AIR FUNNELS are possible this afternoon. We've received reports of funnel clouds with light rain showers moving...

Posted by Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs on Thursday, August 22, 2019

They can touch down in rare cases, but only minor damage is reported when they do. If a funnel approaches your location, move indoors.