Strong Storms Cause Flooding, Damage, Evacuations
Hail and heavy rains caused scattered power outages and damage across Central Ohio on Wednesday evening.
About a dozen people had been evacuated from homes near small streams that overflowed their banks in the western part of Ross County, Sheriff Ron Nichols said early Thursday. He said he had declared a state of emergency in the county. The emergency was lifted at 5:15 a.m.