The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for 32 counties in central Ohio including Madison County. The watch is in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening.

A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect through late Tuesday. Total rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with local higher amounts will be possible.

According to the NWS, this rainfall will fall on saturated soils, leading to the risk of flash flooding. Additional rainfall is expected with thunderstorms into the evening.

Staff report