The National Weather Service has called a tornado warning, effecting until 7:15 p.m. this evening.
A release from the NWS says the following:
At 6:27 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Cuyahoga Falls, near Akron, moving northeast at 25 mph. Additional storms located along the line in Stark County were also capable of producing a tornado.
This dangerous storm will be near:
Kent, Hudson and Twinsburg around 6:40 p.m.
Streetsboro around 6:50 p.m.
Ravenna around 6:55 p.m.
Mantua around 7 p.m.
Garrettsville around 7:15 p.m.
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Greentown, Brimfield, Brady Lake, Windham, Atwater, Stow, Aurora, Robertsville, Perry Heights and Sugar Bush Knolls.
Those in an impacted area should move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.