Communities across Northeast Ohio are cleaning up after storms hit the area throughout the day Friday.

A Tornado Warning was issued for the Stark County area Friday evening. The warning expired at 5:30 p.m.

WKYC broke into scheduled programming around 5 p.m. to bring you more information:

As of 5:30 p.m., the Stark County area was under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch.

Severe storm warnings took effect through the afternoon and evening for the Lake Erie shoreline from Lorain to Ashtabula, as well as the Mansfield area in Richland County.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Richland County in the Mansfield area until 1:45 p.m.

Please stay with WKYC for further updates.