Storms Move Through WGEL Listening Area

Several strong storm systems moved through the WGEL listening area Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday morning.

Starting just after noon Wednesday, the National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the entire WGEL listening area.

Over the course of the next several hours, numerous thunderstorm warnings and flash flood warnings were issued for counties throughout our coverage area.

Keyesport Firefighters responded Wednesday afternoon to one report of power lines down at Hopewell and Emerald Roads and there were at least four reports of trees down in the Keyesport area. No injuries were reported.

Several listeners from the Highland Area and Clinton County reported heavy rains, while one in Centralia told us they had received large hail. The Greenville Police Department reported no local damage from the storms.