A tornado warning for Montgomery, Butler, Greene counties

A Tornado Warning has ended for Greene County, and a similar warning for Montgomery, Butler and Warren counties has expired, after being issued by the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

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At 8:33 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over West Carrollton, moving southeast at 30 mph, and at 8:45 p.m., a tornado-producing storm was located near Middletown moving southeast at 30 mph.

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Tornado sirens could be heard in the Oakwood, Kettering and Dayton areas.

Nearly 4,500 customers were without power at 9 p.m., according to AES Ohio, which is the former Dayton Power and Light.

High winds are still a concern this evening. The NWS reported 70 mph winds in Clinton County.

Middletown police reported a tornado was seen in the area, but it was not confirmed nor was it known if any damage had occurred.

A truck driver reported at 6:34 p.m. that it appeared a tornado touched down on state Route 49 near Salem Avenue in Clayton, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center. Crews were dispatched to assess any damage, and no injuries were reported.

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