Ohio Tornado Path: Butler County’s Hamilton, Oxford On Alert Amid Flood Advisory

A tornado struck Ohio on Tuesday

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The National Weather Service issued tornado alerts for most of Butler County, including Hamilton and Oxford, amid flood advisories. A twister is expected to pass these areas Tuesday night. Earlier in the day, massive tornadoes hit Michigan’s Kalamazoo county, causing property damage.

The NWS said that a tornado warning is in effect for Butler County until 9:45 PM local time. Weather radars detected a severe thunderstorm located near West College Corner, moving east at 30 mph. At 9:33 p.m., the storm was located over Seven Mile, heading east at 30 mph.

The National Weather Service in Wilmington said that a tornado watch is in effect through 1 AM local time Wednesday for 32 counties across south and central Ohio.

Meanwhile, the National Weather Services has extended the Flood Advisory for Butler County until 2:15 AM. The Sheriff’s Office will continue to monitor the situation and ERS, Emergency Response Services, is on duty and ready to respond to any emergency.

Earlier on Tuesday, at least seven homes were destroyed in Michigan’s Brach County, Emergency Management Director Tim Miner confirmed. “Severe storms are still tracking between Kalamazoo and Jackson. Tornadoes and large hail are the main threats,” the National Weather Service Grand Rapids said.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said: “Emergency teams are on the ground and working to assist Michiganders. I encourage everyone to continue monitoring severe weather alerts and follow the advice of emergency officials.”

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