Trees, power lines down as strong storms hit region

Published: Thursday, September 06, 2018 @ 3:17 PM
Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2018 @ 5:10 PM

Downpour soaks Washington Twp. Thursday afternoon

Hail and multiple trees down were reported this afternoon as strong storms moved through the region.

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A large tree fell across the 200 block of South Butter Street in Germantown around 2:15 p.m., and Dayton Power & Light crews were called.

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A large tree fell during a strong storm Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in the 200 block of South Butter Street in Germantown.(MARSHALL GORBY / STAFF)

>> Strong storms expected this afternoon and early evening

In Miami Twp., police blocked Dayton-Cincinnati Pike at Shephard road for a tree partially blocking the road. Power lines also were affected.

A tree is partially blocking Dayton-Cincinnati Pike on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at Shephard Road in Miami Twp. in Montgomery County.(JAMES BUECHELE / STAFF)

Nickel-size hail was reported at 1:20 p.m. between four and five miles east of Eaton in Preble County, and quarter-size hail was reported at 2:30 p.m. four miles south of Miamisburg near North Dixie Highway and Pennyroyal Road in Warren County, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Trees also were reported down at 4:53 p.m. at Little Forest Drive and South Diamond Mill Road in German Twp.; at 3:08 p.m. at Hemple and South Diamond Mill roads in Jefferson Twp.; and at 2:30 p.m. in the 8200 block of Lower Miamisburg Road and at Fairmersville-Germantown Pike and Stiver Road, both in German Twp., according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center.

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