NewsLocal NewsCleveland Metro


Strong wind gusts cause power outages in Northeast Ohio

Cleveland Hts tow trees.jpg
Cleveland Hts tow trees 2.jpg
Cleveland Hts tow trees 1.jpg
Cleveland Hts tow trees 3.jpg
Cleveland Hts tow trees 4.jpg
Wind graphic.jpeg
Posted at 10:41 PM, Dec 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-28 07:50:21-05

CLEVELAND — Strong wind gusts brought down trees and power lines, causing power outages all over Northeast Ohio Thursday night.

In the Cleveland area, gusts have been reported around 40 miles per hour.

Multiple areas in Cleveland Heights had trees and power lines brought down by high winds. Cleveland Heights police used their tow truck to pull trees from the street to get roads open.

Cleveland Hts tow trees 2.jpg

Northeast Ohio was under a wind advisory until 3 a.m., but strong gusts moved out of the area by midnight.

To check power outages in our area, click here.