July 25, 2013

When thunder roars, go indoors!

power linesClermont County, OH – Portions of the county experienced strong surges of wind and many residents lost power during evening hours July 23. Authorities recommend once you hear the first roar of thunder, go inside a safe place and stay there until 30 minutes after hearing the last clap of thunder.

For Clermont County Watches, Warnings or Advisories click here. This page shows alerts in effect for Clermont County and is normally updated every two-three minutes.

To report power outages and down power lines, call Duke Energy at 513-421-9500.

The Clermont County Emergency Management Agency Website has many useful tips and resources for staying safe during emergencies. Explore all their resources at www.ema.clermontcountyohio.gov and visit here to learn about different types of warnings and what to do when theย County sirens sound.

 

Pictured:ย ย Road Closure at Cedarville Road and State Route 727 following severe weather July 23

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