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Severe Weather Hits Ohio Valley

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A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday for residents of the Ohio Valley. 

Storms developed Wednesday afternoon and blown some trees down in parts of Beaver, Hancock, and Jefferson Counties. has confirmed that 4,800 people were without power in Jefferson county as well. 

The hilltop areas of Steubenville hit hard with reports of downed trees and power lines. Pennsylvania Avenue, Oregon Street, and Maryland Avenue have all reported damage.

This is not a major outbreak or Derecho-type system like we saw a couple of weeks ago, but just goes to show that scattered storms can also do damage. 

The StormTracker7 Weather Team is continuing to follow the storms closely.

Click Here to view pictures of the damage in our Slideshow.