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.
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 and submit your report via social media, when you can do so safely.

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