Weather Alert
Franklin County, OH
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 7/7/20 5:42 PM
End: 7/7/20 6:16 PM
Dur: 00:34
Canceled 7/7/20 6:16 PM

Special Weather Statement issued July 7 at 5:42PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH
At 542 PM EDT, radar indicated a strong thunderstorm over Powell, moving northeast at 5 mph.
STORM HAZARDS INCLUDE...
Winds to 40 mph...
Pea size hail...
Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning...
Very heavy rain...
Locations impacted include...
Columbus, Dublin, Westerville, Delaware, Worthington, Powell, Polaris, Shawnee Hills, Galena, Interstate 71 at US Route 36/State Route 37, Alum Creek State Park, Stratford, Bellepoint, Columbus Zoo and Lewis Center.
This includes I-71 in Ohio between mile markers 120 and 133.
Do not stay in the open or seek shelter under trees when lightning threatens. Move indoors when a thunderstorm approaches.
Water will pond on roads and may quickly fill roadside ditches and small streams.
To report hazardous weather conditions, go to our website at weather.gov/iln and submit your report via social media, when you can do so safely.



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