CRIDERSVILLE, Ohio (WDTN) - It was straight line winds that caused all the storm damage in Cridersville Wednesday afternoon.
The mayor declared a state of emergency shortly after the storm as damage was extensive through the town.
The National Weather Service made its ruling Friday afternoon. It says a tornado did not touch down, but straight line winds and microbursts did the damage.
Storm Team 2 meteorologist Tara Hastings says a microburst is a downdraft of air that can be as damaging as a tornado.
The state of emergency has since been lifted.
Trotwood-Madison school officials prepare for snow with their football team headed to Massillon for the state championship game.
Nine people are recovering after a collision sends a van careening into an apartment.
2 News was first to tell you about this crash that happened around nine last night along a busy stretch of State Route 42.
Clayton police are investigating a possible OVI crash.
Firefighters evacuated the Northmont High School auditorium Wednesday night after smoke filled the auditorium.
A Winter Storm Watch will take effect late Thursday night through late Friday night for most of the area.