Tornado, high winds cause damage in Butler County

Published: Feb. 26, 2023 at 7:14 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 27, 2023 at 1:48 PM EST
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - The National Weather Service will send teams out near Middletown in Butler County for a damage assessment after a tornado moved through the area early Monday evening.

Some properties in Madison Township sustained heavy damage.

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Response Services (ERS) members responded to Madison Township to assist those affected by the storm.

NWS will also send teams near Orient in Pickaway County and Pike Township in Clark County.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning until 2:45 PM. Stay safe and weather aware! UPDATE: Tornado Warning extended to 3:15 PM

Posted by Butler County Sheriff's Office on Monday, February 27, 2023

As of 3:08 p.m., wind gusts were closed at 51 mph at Lunken Airport and 46 mph at CVG.

Power outages were reported throughout Greater Cincinnati.

The FOX19 Weather Team expects showers and thunderstorms to end by Monday night, with clouds decreasing in the evening and into Tuesday morning with mild conditions.

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