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Hail and flooding already a problem, more storms to come

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It's a stormy day in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan - and additional storms are expected across much of the area.

Through early afternoon, heavy-hitting thunderstorms have produced hail, and now flooding is a problem in some communities.

About an inch and a half of rain has already been reported at the Toledo Express Airport, and about 2" has been reported in Seneca County.

Radar estimates close to 3" in some localized areas.

Flood Warnings are in effect in Lucas, Wood and Seneca Counties, and Flood Advisories are in effect for Erie, Huron, Ottawa and Sandusky Counties.

Beyond the flooding, 1" diameter hail has been reported in places like Republic in Seneca County and Morenci in Lenawee County, and nickel size hail (0.88") was reported in Tiffin.

The cold front is still to our west, so additional, potentially strong thunderstorms will remain possible through the afternoon.

 

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