A large pattern of storms felt across the entire Midwest made itself known in Williams County Wednesday night. The National Weather Service issued thunderstorm and tornado warnings last evening and a flash flood watch was issued to remain in effect through 8am this morning.
The tornado warning was issued at 8:59 p.m. for parts of Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams Counties. The weather services reported at 8:56 last evening, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Stryker.
A severe thunderstorm watch was also in effect from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. for most counties across Northwest Ohio.
The weather service said smaller rivers and creeks could also experience rapid flooding.