Ohio gov declares state of emergency after storm
A gas station that was under construction is destroyed after a tornado hit the village of Moscow, Ohio, Friday, March 2, 2012. Powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes flattened buildings in several states, wrecked two Indiana towns and bred anxiety across a wide swath of the country in the second powerful tornado outbreak this week. (AP Photo/David Kohl) / David Kohl
That means state resources and personnel have been mobilized.
Kasich says spoke to President Barack Obama on Saturday but didn't request a federal emergency declaration. He says officials are still assessing the damage.
The National Weather Service says possible tornadoes were reported in at least six Ohio cities and towns on Friday.
The village of Moscow was among the hardest-hit. The village administrator says the storm destroyed about 25 of the roughly 100 buildings and damaged dozens more.
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