Created on Thursday, 11 July 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Crews are working to restore power to nearly 100,000 customers still in the dark after a wave of violent storms swept through Ohio.
The severe weather Wednesday evening brought winds of 70 mph or more that downed power lines, tore off roofs and dumped even more rain on an already saturated state.
In northeast Ohio, the storms brought tore down trees and power lines, toppled a section of wall at a commuter train station and trapped motorists in high water on interstates. No injuries were reported.
In northwest Ohio, the high winds flipped tractor-trailer trucks on Interstate 75.
Flood warnings are still in effect for some counties, but clear skies are predicted for Thursday.