Severe weather forecast, Cell phone obsession

Good morning northeast Ohio!

Rain soaks most of Northeast Ohio overnigh. Meteorologist Jon Loufman tells us about some severe weather you need to know about coming our way. Also this morning we're talking about how much American's can't live without their smartphones. Have you looked at yours already? If so, you're not alone!

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