Severe Thunderstorms and Tornado Warnings sweep across the Ohio Valley Thursday night

Belmont County

(WTRF) – Severe weather rolled through the Ohio Valley this evening bringing heavy rains and tornado warnings. Jefferson County officials are checking the Mount Pleasant area where there were reports of a tornado touching down in a big field.

This band of severe weather began to move through the area around 6:00pm this evening, and produced severe thunderstorm warnings and even tornado warnings. There was some damage in Jefferson County, and there was also a tree down near G C & P Road in Ohio County.

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