Winds and high water remain day after storm

There will be a lighter breeze around from the southwest which will allow us to not to get too cold. Most areas will stay above freezing in the low to mid 30s, said Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Jamie Simpson.

Saturday a few light rain or snow showers will be possible in the evening and into the overnight, but should end by early Sunday morning. The impact of any precipitation from this snowfall should be minimal. Afternoon highs Saturday should be in the upper 40s after starting off near freezing.

A few stray snow flakes could be around for the day Sunday, otherwise clouds and sun will filter into the region with highs in the mid 30s.

Another chance of snow could work in for Tuesday and next week looks to be colder with days below freezing for the second half of the work week.

Severe storms swept through the Miami Valley Thursday night and prompted tornado and thunderstorm warnings across the region. High water left behind has prompted numerous road closures.

During the height of the storm Thursday, areas saw winds reported up to 70 mph, Simpson said.

Spotters in Vandalia and North Hampton, which is in western Clark County, reported 70 mph winds, Simpson said.

Gusts of 55 mph were recorded at Dayton International Airport and Tipp City and a 56 mph gust was reported in New Carlisle.

"These are all right near the path of the cell that prompted the tornado warning, so there is probably some damage along that line from northwest Montgomery County through southern Miami County into western Clark," Simpson said.

A barn sustained significant damage Thursday in the 10000 block of Pansing Road in Clay Twp. Firefighters said the side of the barn was shredded, along with the roof, and the material became tangled in power lines. Dayton Power and Light was called to the scene to assist with clean up.

Significant damage also was reported on North Sayers Road in Miami County, where the roof of a sunroom was blown off a home and some other damage was reported.

In Brookville, a tree came toppling down on top of a house on U.S. 40. There were not any reports of injuries in that incident.

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