Severe thunderstorms roll through region

Huntington, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Severe thunderstorms rolled through the region late Friday.

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of the area for Friday night.

Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued late Friday afternoon for Scioto, Lawrence, Jackson,Gallia and Vinton counties in Ohio, and Cabell County, West Virginia.

The watch was in effect until 11:00 p.m. Here are the counties affected: Scioto, Gallia, Lawrence, OH; Boyd, Elliott, Carter, Greenup, Lawrence, KY; Cabell, Wayne, WV.

WSAZ Chief Meteorologist Tony Cavalier says storms Friday evening could cause power outages and localized street flooding. A line of scattered thunderstorms was traveling through southern Ohio and was expected to affect the area north of Charleston in West Virginia.

He expected temperatures to drop from the 80s into the 70s Friday evening.

Keep checking the WSAZ app and wsaz.com for updates.