Blog: Storms move through northern Ohio

10:50 PM, Jul 26, 2012   |    comments
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CLEVELAND - We are tracking severe weather across the area this evening with our WKYC Storm Blog for the latest weather information you can use.

We'll update the blog as conditions warrant this evening. Please check back often for updates.

Viewer photos: July 26 storms 

9:00 p.m. - Remainder of the area has been cleared of the severe thunderstorm watch.

8:12 p.m. - Severe thunderstorm watch canceled for most of northern Ohio. The watch is only in effect for  Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Tuscarawas.

7:32 p.m. - Flood Warning issued for Cuyahoga River at Old Portage through Friday morning.

7:30 p.m. - Storm warning set to expire in Lake and Geauga counties.

7:27 p.m. - NWS says thundestorm winds in excess of 45 mph impacting parts of Ashtabula and Trumbull counties.

7:24 p.m. - Viewer photos show street flooding in Tallmadge following downpours. 

7:22 p.m. - Reports of road washed out in area of Summit and Furnace streets in Akron.

7:20 p.m. - Storm warning for eastern Cuyahoga canceled.

6:50 p.m. - Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 7:30 p.m. for eastern Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties.

6:40 p.m. - Heavy rains fall in downtown Cleveland prompting a rain delay to the start of the Indians vs. Tigers game at Progressive Field.

6:26 p.m. - Power outages reported in Erie, Medina and Summit Counties. Check outages at

6:17 p.m. - Reports of 5 trees down in Ravenna.

6:15 p.m. - Emergency Managers in Lorain County report a wind gust of near 60 m.p.h. in Sheffield.

5:55 p.m. - Power reported out in parts of New Philadelphia.

5:53 p.m. - Severe thunderstorms warnings issued for Erie and Lorain Counties.

5:39 p.m. - Storm storms develop over northern Erie County north into the Lake and move east toward Cleveland. More strong storms are from Akron to Youngstown.

5:37 p.m. - Flood Advisories issued for Medina and Summit Counties until 8:30 p.m. after radar estimates of 2 to 2 1/2 inches of rain have been reported over those areas.

5:00 p.m. - National Weather Service says high temperatures around the area today (through 5 p.m.) are: Cleveland - 93 degrees (trace of rain), Akron - 92 degrees (.67"), Mansfield - 90 degrees (.10") and Youngstown - 91 degrees (.12")

4:51 p.m. - FirstEnergy says some power outages in Solon, Akron, Green due to the storms passing through. Check outages at

4:48 p.m. - Bad storms over the Columbus area shut down the Ohio State Fair.

4:24 p.m. - New Severe Thunderstorm Warnings issued for Coshocton and Holmes Counties for strong storms.

4:18 p.m. - Several trees are reported down just south of Mt. Vernon in Knox County.

4:13 p.m. - The Heat Advisory for our southern counties is canceled.

2:38 p.m. - The Heat Advisory for northern Ohio is canceled.

2:35 p.m. - Hail is reported in Struthers and Poland Mahoning County estimated at 1" size.

2:29 p.m. - More hail report in Youngstown in Mahoning County estimated at .88" size.

1:30 p.m. until 4:45 p.m. - Additional thunderstorms warnings are issued for Portage, Summit, Wayne, Stark and Mahoning.

1:30 p.m. - Numerous large branches are reported down in Kinsman in Trumbull County.

1:21 p.m. - A Tornado Warning is issued for Trumbull and Ashtabula County after radar indicates a possible tornado near Kinsman. No touchdown is reported.

1:17 p.m. - The National Storms Prediction Center issues a Severe Thunderstorm Watch is issued for all of northeast Ohio until 10 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is issued for Ashtabula and Trumbull County.


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