Possible 4 tornados hit southwest Ohio

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CINCINNATI (AP) -- National Weather Service reports say four possible tornados have been spotted in southwest Ohio, where several injuries and widespread property damage have been reported as a storm system tears through the region.

Reports say touch downs were reported near Moscow, Bethel, Bentonville and Otway, with several homes destroyed, mobile homes blown into streets and trees and utility poles leveled. The director of the Clermont County Communication Center tells the Cincinnati Enquirer at least 20 homes were heavily damaged in Moscow. She says it appears all those trapped have been rescued and that an undetermined number of injured people were taken to a hospital.

The storm is part of a system stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes, causing extensive damage in Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama.