(WOWK) — Severe thunderstorms started right around mid-day and continued for about three and a half hours across the region, producing damaging winds and leaving thousands without power.
Here is a look at storms as they entered the region at mid-day.
At the peak of storm activity there were multiple severe thunderstorm warnings out.
Here is a look at storms as they are leaving the region at 3:35 p.m.
Storm damage has been seen across all three states, with many broken tree limbs and even some trees toppled.
Crews will need to clean up tree issues before they can start repairing damaged lines once again. The good news is that the weather will cooperate. Temperatures are expected to drop significantly with highs only in the 70s both Saturday and Sunday before the heat starts to build again on Monday. No new storms are anticipated until the middle of the week.
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