CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Severe storms that rolled through the Tri-state on Tuesday left thousands of people without power.
As of 1:25 p.m., Duke Energy was reporting over 42,000 customers are without power, with the majority of those being in Butler, Hamilton, Clermont and Warren counties.
A severe thunderstorm watch that was in effect for the majority of the Tri-State has been cancelled.
These storms produced heavy rain, lightning and high winds. Some wind gusts were reported at over 50 miles per hour, knocking down trees and power lines. There are also reports of minor flooding in Blue Ash, Sharonville, Maysville and Clermont County. A flood advisory is in effect for Clermont, Hamilton, Warren, Lewis and Mason counties.
The Blue Ash campus of the University of Cincinnati is on emergency power with no phone service. Repairs are expected to be completed by 3:30 p.m. The campus remains open.