Severe thunderstorm / hailstorm causes mayhem in Ohio, USA
Several tornado warnings and severe thunderstorm Warnings were issued during a major weather event that rolled through southern and central Ohio Wednesday.
High winds and hail were reported throughout the Scioto Valley, with reports of trees being damaged and golf-ball size hail in and around Chillicothe. Storm damage was reported to a structure in the area of Lake White in Pike County, where a roof was damaged. Softball sized hail was also reported near Latham.
South Central Power Company was reporting up to 2,000 customers without service due to downed lines.
The only confirmed tornado in the region, was spotted southeast of Cedarville in Greene County where a house was reportedly destroyed.
Franklin Township Fire Department reported funnel cloud along U.S. Route 23 near Scioto Trails, but could not confirm touchdown.