Special weather statement until 7:15 PM EDT Fri …A strong thunderstorm will affect southern Morrow and Knox Counties… at 613 PM EDT, A strong thunderstorm was located near Cardington, or near Mount Gilead, moving east at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Brief heavy downpours may produce up to half an inch of rainfall. Locations that may be impacted include…Mount Vernon, Mount Gilead, Fredericktown, Gambier, Utica, Cardington, Centerburg, Ashley, Danville, Chesterville, Sparta, Edison, Marengo, Fulton, Martinsburg, and Bladensburg. This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio stations and available television stations for additional information and possible warnings from the national weather service.