Earlier tornado, thunderstorm warnings for Northeast Ohio expire

According to the National Weather Service, more than 83,000 people were impacted by the tornado warning.

Earlier tornado, thunderstorm warnings for Northeast Ohio expire

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A tornado warning issued by the National Weather Service for southeastern Geauga County and western Trumbull counties expired by 3:30 p.m.

Middlefield Storm damage

According to the National Weather Service, more than 83,000 people were impacted by the warning.

Other than tornadoes, residents in the impacted area should watch for quarter-sized hail and strong winds.

Schools in Chardon were placed on lockdown until the threat passed.

As a precaution, residents were urged to take cover in a basement or interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.

A severe thunder storm warning was also issued for parts of Cuyahoga, Geauga, and Trumbull counties. The storm warning in Cuyahoga County was in effect until 3:15 p.m, while the other warning was in place until 4:15 p.m.

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