Mother’s Day storm pushes through

A 2 News viewer shares a photo of the pea-size hail that fell during the Mother's Day storm
A 2 News viewer shares a photo of the pea-size hail that fell during the Mother's Day storm

DAYTON, Ohio, (WDTN) – Storm Team 2 was tracking severe weather that rolled through the Miami Valley in the early evening of Mother’s Day.

It started just after 6 p.m, when severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for: Miami, Clark, Green, Montgomery, Champaign, Butler and Preble Counties.

A tornado warning was issued at about 6:30 for Champaign and Clark Counties that expired at 7 p.m.

Chief Meteorologist Brian Davis received reports of hail the size of golf balls in Tipp City, as well as pea-size hail in other northern cities.

We called and checked shortly after the storm and dispatchers in Clark and Miami Counties told us they had only received reports of power outages and high water. No reports yet of any serious property damage or injuries.

Ohio Edison-First Energy was reporting up to 600 people without power in Clark County at this point. Dayton Power and Light outage map showed just a few hundred customers experiencing a disturbance.

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