Weather advisory for Ohio Valley residents to alert the threat of hail, strong winds, and tornadoes last weekend affected several areas of the country, including the Northeast.
Weather Advisory to Keep You Safe
More than 100 million people from New England to the Plains, according to Yahoo! News, were in increased danger of storms. Major cities in the Level 3 out of 5 risk zone, according to the SPC’s thunderstorm hazard scale, included Pittsburgh, Scranton, and Youngstown in Pennsylvania and Ohio, respectively. New York, Columbus and Cleveland in Ohio, Nashville, Tennessee, and Wichita, Kansas were among the cities with a danger score of 2 out of 5. More than a dozen states, ranging from the Plains to as far north as New York and New Jersey, were under severe thunderstorms and tornado watches.
In New York City, a weather advisory was released to warn about the Severe Thunderstorm Watch. Even though hail and strong winds accounted for the majority of the warnings issued by local National Weather Service offices, there were numerous tornado advisories for counties in Ohio. On Saturday, when the initial round of showers and thunderstorms began to form, numerous severe thunderstorms and tornado warnings were issued for the Buckeye State.
Weather advisory for residents of Central Ohio counties of Hardin and Marion, a tornado was reportedly witnessed sweeping through villages. Around Kenton, small-scale tree and roof damage was seen. Initial research from the Storm Prediction Center indicates that the tornado was one of two that hit areas north of Interstate 70.
In the central United States last Sunday, a disturbance will bring severe weather. It carries on the soggy summer theme for millions of Americans, whose outdoor plans have been repeatedly derailed by rain and storms over the previous two and a half months.