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WEATHER BLOG: Severe weather hits Northeast Ohio on Thursday

Posted at 5:36 PM, Jul 26, 2018

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was in place for several counties across Northeast Ohio Thursday afternoon.

The warning lasted throughout the night, until the warning for the final county, Huron, expired at 10:30 p.m.

Lake County was under a flash flood warning until 9:30 p.m.

Ashtabula, Cuyahoga and Geauga counties were under an areal flood warning until 10 p.m.



The National Weather Service warned about wind gusts up to 70 mph in some places during the Severe Thunderstorm Warnings, and quarter-sized hail was also possible.

Storms were so bad in Sandusky, a building's roof collapsed and damaged multiple other structures and vehicles. 

RELATED: Severe storm causes significant damage in Sandusky, including collapsed roof

As of 10:15 p.m., more than 14,200 FirstEnergy customers across Northeast Ohio were without power.