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Heavy rain causing issues for drivers during this morning’s commute

MIAMI VALLEY — The heavy rain is causing issues for drivers during this morning’s commute.

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Our Storm Center 7 team of meteorologists has been tracking this system for several days.

News Center 7′s Taylor Robertson checked driving conditions inside Storm Tracker 7 on News Center 7′s Daybreak.

She reports that heavy rain moved the area with strong winds and lightning.

The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Butler, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren counties early this morning.

>>Heavy rain moving through this morning; Severe weather possible today

The rain is causing issues for drivers.

Here’s the latest:

  • ODOT cameras indicate that the left lane is blocked on Northbound Interstate 75 near I-70 due to a crash.
  • High water is reported at Northlawn Avenue at Dryden Road, Moraine dispatchers told News Center7.
  • A utility pole was struck by lightning at the 8900 block of Boyer Road in Darke County, dispatchers told WHIO Traffic Reporter Sgt. Mark Bowron.

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Several trees are also reported down across Montgomery County:

  • W. Whipp Road and Mad River Road in Washington Township
  • Upper Miamisburg Road and Dayton Germantown Pike in Germantown
  • S. Preble County Line Road and State Route 725 in German Township
  • Upper Miamisburg Road and Jamaica Road in German Township

Storm Center 7 Weather Specialist Nick Dunn is tracking this system and has a LIVE update NOW on News Center 7′s Daybreak.

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