(West Harrison, Ind.) - Overnight storms have left behind some problems for the tri-state morning commute.
The rare January storms seemed to be devoid of lightning, but did include heavy rains and strong winds. The National Weather Service recorded winds in excess of 50 MPH at times. Severe Thunderstorm Warnings for Ohio and Switzerland counties in Indiana and Boone, Gallatin and Grant counties in Kentucky expired at 5:45 a.m.
Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools are on a two hour delay Wednesday due to a power outage at East Central High School and Sunman-Dearborn Middle School. Duke Energy reports 116 outages in Dearborn County and 165 in Boone County as of 6:10 a.m.
With the storm system having moved East and out of the area, some light rain is continuing to fall. Ponding has been seen on some roads and highways. A car spun out on the ramp from northbound Interstate 275 to westbound Interstate 74 in Whitewater Township, Ohio. Another accident was reported on northbound I-75 near the Walton split.
The weather service says a strong cold front will sweep through the area later Wednesday afternoon causing temperatures to dip into the 20s overnight.
A slight chance of snow accumulation will enter Thursday.