What to know about severe weather in the Miami Valley

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After rounds of storms, winds will pick up through the afternoon and might slow drivers down.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Severe weather continues to sweep through the Miami Valley and will impact the morning commute. Parts of the area are still under Tornado Watches and Flash Flood Warnings and watches.

Explore» READ MORE: Tornado watch for the region, severe thunderstorm warning for some counties

Here are some things to know about the storms as they pass through:

A downed power line came down on a school bus loaded with children in the area of Edison Street and North Paul Laurence Dunbar Street on Wednesday morning.

Quarter- and nickel-sized hail was reported by the National Weather Service in the Fairfield and Hamilton area on Wednesday morning.

A downed tree blocked about 95 percent of the road in the area of Corry and Hyde in Yellow Springs on Wednesday morning.

A billboard was reportedly blown over and wires were down on Preble County Line Road south of Interstate 70 in Preble County on Wednesday morning.

Woodman Drive near the 1700 block had to be shut down due to reports of high water,  from shortly after 3 a.m. to 6 a.m.

A tornado was reported by the National Weather Service, according to radar, southeast of Leesburg in Highland County.

A semi tractor-trailer hydroplaned and jackknifed on southbound I-75 near Main Street early Wednesday morning. The highway had to be shut down.

A semi was reportedly blown over on its side due to high winds on U.S. 33 near Rice Road in Celina just after midnight on Wednesday.

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