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Minor storm damage in West Central Ohio; multiple fatalities across Midwest (Audio included)

Steve HorstmeyerLogan and surrounding counties suffered minor storm damage Sunday night.

Staff Meteorologist Steve Horstmeyer said high winds were reported across West Central Ohio.

The Bellefontaine Regional Airport had wind speeds of 59 mph.

Strong winds pushed a U-Haul trailer into a vehicle in the Hyland Hills Plaza around 6:30.

In Jackson Center, winds reached 75 mph.

There were several downed trees across Logan County.

Thousands of customers in Shelby County lost power. Crews restored service by late Sunday.

In Champaign County, a tree fell into a house at 2626 East Kingscreek Road. The West Liberty Fire Department responded to assist.

Hardin County was under a tornado warning. Logan, Champaign, Shelby, and Union counties were under severe thunderstorm warnings.

No tornadoes were reported in Logan and surrounding counties.

Locally, no one was injured from the storms.

Nearly 100,000 customers across the state lost power. Storm damage was reported in Putnam and Wood counties.

80 tornadoes touched down in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky. At least eight people were killed across the Midwest.

In Indianapolis, a historic post office, built in 1903, was destroyed by wind and rain.

Listen to Horstmeyer recap the Sunday storms.

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