CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Nearly all of Ohio, getting a taste of the weather the northern part of the state has been seeing.
One of those lines of thunderstorms with embedded heavy rain that developed in Michigan and moved south: it inundated northwest Ohio, but then moved all the way down to the Cincinnati area.
Stark County reports indicate 2 to 3 inches of rainfall as of 8 a.m. Thursday morning.
The Nimishillen Creek and its East and West branches were out of their banks during the night.
But is a report of as much as eight inches of rain in Ottawa County, with water rescues in the Cleveland area…
There was wind too.
A gust reported in northern Wayne County knocked the steeple off a church near the village of Burbank.
Stark County had nearly 4000 power customers out Wednesday afternoon.
That’s down to just over 200 as of 3 p.m. Thursday.
Most were in the AEP Ohio service area.
They hope to have all the power restored by 6 p.m. Thursday.