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Widespread storm damage reported in Miami, Montgomery counties

Published: Monday, June 05, 2017 @ 4:24 PM
Updated: Tuesday, June 06, 2017 @ 5:38 AM
By: Breaking News Staff

Cleanup is underway after strong storms struck several areas Monday night. 

Thunderstorm wind damage was reported in West Milton and Beavercreek. 

An inch of hail was reported around 4:40 p.m. in Maria Stein. 

PHOTOS: Storms hit area, inflict damage

RELATED:  Strong winds send boat into tree

UPDATE @ 11:03 p.m.

Strong storms leveled a barn near Ludlow Falls in Miami County Monday night.

RELATED: Strong winds split tree at Miami County home, send fishing boat into tree 

Lori Baker, who was visiting her parent's home on Horseshoe Bend Road in Union Twp., Miami County. 


Baker said she and her family noticed rotating clouds and winds from a window, but didn't anticipate the damage they found when the storm passed. 

WATCH: Boat Video

RELATED: Thousands left without power after storms

"We opened the door to check for hail damage and saw the barn was gone," Baker said. 

WATCH: Peach Orchard video

Debris from the barn built in the 1970s can be seen scattered throughout the home's yard, and Baker said no one was injured. 

A number of storm damage reports were made in the area of Horseshoe Road with one homeowner finding a fishing boat mangled around a tree on the street. 

Over 800 Miami County homes and another 5,700 in Montgomery County remain without power, according to a DP&L outage map.

UPDATE @ 7:30 p.m.: Widespread damage reports are springing from the severe thunderstorms that moved through the region Monday afternoon (Reports were made between 6 and 7 p.m., according to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch as well as dispatch reports outside Montgomery):

  • In Bellbrook, Large tree on a house that also brought down wires and power poles on Wead Place. No injuries have been reported. VIDEO from Wead Place
  • In Ludlow Falls, a tree hit a house in the 100 block of Vine Street. A boat was left wrapped around a tree on Horseshoe Bend Road. No injuries have been reported. 
  • In Oakwood, a tree reported onto a house in the 400 block of Peach Orchard Avenue. No injuries have been reported. 
  • In Kettering, trees uprooted and wires down along Far Hills Avenue
  • In the Centerville-Washington Twp. area, wires are reported down on Pine Forest and Langdon drives, the 400 block of North Village Drive, North Johanna Drive and East Franklin Street, Woodfield Place, the 100 block of Laurel Oak Drive.
  • In Harrison Twp., a tree reported down on Ark Avenue and Otis Drive
  • In Dayton, trees reported down on West Third and Broadway streets, Mayfair Road and Hillcrest Avenue
  • In Trotwood, tree reported down in the 4900 block of Bloomfield Drive

UPDATE @ 6:30 p.m.: In Butler County, a tree limb was reported down near West Taylor School and Brooks roads north of Hamilton, according to law enforcement.  

In Miami County, a large tree limb is down on the roadway in Pleasant Hill and sections of trees are down north of U.S. 48 in Ludlow Falls. 

We’re also fielding reports of a tree and wires down on a vehicle in the 7500 block of Markley Road in West Milton, where a caller reports a tree down on a vehicle, and Davis Road in the area of West Milton. 

Fire officials have confirm there are no injuries in the Markley Road damage report.

In Mercer County, quarter-size hail, about an inch in diameter, was reported in Maria Stein, by trained weather spotter.

UPDATE @ 5:16 p.m.:

Thunderstorm warnings for remaining counties in the Miami Valley have expired. 

UPDATE @ 4:41 p.m.:

Emergency management in Mercer County reported a tree across the road at Oregon and Township Line Roads.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Auglaize, Darke, Miami, Mercer and Shelby counties until 5:15 p.m.


Damage has been reported in the Rockford area in Mercer County as a severe thunderstorm hits the county.

A trained spotter reported several tree limbs estimated to be in the range of 7 to 8 inches in diameter were reported down near Rockford.


Quarter size hail also was reported near Celina around 4:10 p.m. by emergency management in Mercer County