Tornadoes and severe weather in northwest Ohio on Thursday

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A tornado watch was issued for most of northwest Ohio until midnight. A tornado warning is in effect for Hancock, Seneca and Wyandot counties.

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ohio — Area officials confirmed Thursday that at least two tornadoes have been detected in northwest ohio thursday night.

Authorities have seen one near the village of New Riegel in Seneca County, about 20 miles east of Findlay, and another near the village of Vanlue in Hancock County, about 12 miles south of Findlay.

A tornado warning is in effect for Hancock, Seneca and Wyandot counties.

TO tornado warning was issued for most of northwest Ohio, in effect until midnight for Erie, Hancock, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, Paulding, Putnam, Wood and Wyandot counties.

Anyone living south and east of Findlay heading into Seneca County. must seek shelter immediately as radar and trained observers have reported rotation in the atmosphere.

The WTOL 11 Weather team is tracking the storm live, online and in our free WTOL 11 Weather app and will continue to stay with you until the threat has passed.


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