Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Hamilton, Warren, Clermont, Highland, Clinton, Butler and Brown counties.
Strong storms have moved in from the West and could bring lightning, hail, gusty winds and localized flooding.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the entire Tri-State.
The entire Tri-State is under a slight risk for severe weather as more storms develop into the afternoon and evening.
By late Friday high pressure noses into the region with dry, cooler, and pleasant conditions for the weekend. Rain returns for the beginning of the next work week.