CINCINNATI - The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for parts of the Tri-State that has now expired.
Adams, Brown and Highland counties in Ohio, as well as Mason County in northern Kentucky, were under the warning after heavy rains swept through the region.
Thunderstorms produced heavy rainfall across the area. The NWS estimates 1-3 inches of rain had fallen from the northern part of Mason County into southeastern Brown County by 6 p.m.
Runoff from the excessive rainfall causes flash flooding to occur. Some locations that experienced flooding included Hillsboro, Leesburg, Lynchburg, Paint Creek State Park, and along US Route 62 between Hillsboro and Lynchburg.
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was also issued around 5 p.m. for Adams and Brown counties. Radar indicated the storm was capable of producing quarter size hail and was moving southeast at 5 mph. It affected mainly rural areas of southeastern Brown and southwestern Adams counties, including Bradysville and Bentonville.
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The weather may affect traffic in the Tri-State, go to wcpo.com/traffic to monitor your commute.
Power outages could pop up in the area as a result of the storms, go to http://www.duke-energy.com/ohio/outages/current.asp for the latest power outages in the Tri-State.
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