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A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for north central Ohio Wednesday until 9 p.m, including Richland, Ashland, Crawford and Knox counties.

According to the National Weather Service office in Cleveland, severe storms and flash flooding are possible into the afternoon and evening hours, primarily after 3 p.m.

The main threats are damaging winds up to 60 miles per hour and flash flooding.

The chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are possible with higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Stay tuned to your weather radio and visit the National Weather Service website.