Sunday's storm adds to recovering power outages

At 8 p.m., Ohio Edison reported 50 percent of its customers in the county -- 28,476 out of 57,338 -- did not have power. Around 5 p.m., that outage number was 1,504.

Other customers lost power as soon it was slowly regained after the major thunderstorm on Friday. At 8:30 p.m., Dayton Power and Light reported 51,361 customers were without power. Before the storm came through on Sunday, around 5 p.m., only about 29,000 customers were without electricity.

Duke Energy at 8:30 p.m. reported 5,637 in Warren County, 2,241 in Butler County and 135 in Clermont County were without service.

Severe storms in the area, however, have moved out and just a few smaller lingering showers are expected to hang around, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Erica Collura.

"I do not expect to see anything else severe tonight," she said. "Temperatures will fall back into the mid to upper 60s. Tomorrow we have another shot at seeing storms."

The following are updates on warnings issued by the National Weather Service:

  • Severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m. for Butler, Warren and Clinton counties
  • Air pollution advisory for the Dayton and Springfield metro areas through Monday
  • Excessive heat warning for Montgomery County until 8 p.m. Monday
  • Heat advisory until 8 p.m. Monday for Darke, Miami, Clark, Preble, Greene, Butler, Warren, Clinton, Randolph (Ind.) and Wayne (Ind.) counties

Just outside of Springfield, two trees fell on Dayton Road at Innesfallen Road, trapping a car.

There were several reports of trees into houses -- one on Beacon Street in Springfield and the other on the 4000 block of Middlebrook in Beavercreek.

Mark Zimmerman, who lives on South Wright Street in Dayton, said a 30-foot tree branch fell through the roof of his laundry room.

"There's a big spear going right through my ceiling in my laundry room," he said. "If I had been standing there I'd be dead."

The Cityfolk festival in Dayton resumed at 7 p.m. and the fireworks are still planned for tonight.

We have also recieved several reports that New Carlisle was ravaged by the storm. School Road, specifically, was reportedly hit hard.

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