Thousands without power following a weekend of high winds across Northeast Ohio

Posted at 10:08 AM, Feb 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 08:47:30-05

CLEVELAND — Scattered power outages Monday morning are impacting thousands across Northeast Ohio, with dozens of schools that are closed or delayed because of power outages.

Most of Northeast Ohio is under a Wind Advisory Monday until 1 p.m.

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FirstEnergy customers without power as of 6:15 a.m. include:

  • 945 in Lorain County
  • 5,492 in Lake County
  • 18,670 in Cuyahoga County
  • 5,625 in Summit County
  • 8,216 in Lake County
  • 2,978 in Geauga County
  • 1,030 in Richland County
  • 51 in Huron County
  • 1,132 in Portage County
  • 607 in Ashland County
  • 152 in Erie County
  • 2,021 in Stark County
  • 1,710 in Ashtabula County
  • 595 in Medina County
  • 601 in Wayne County

A spokesperson for First Energy said for residents to report power outages and be patient. The wind gusts could make it unsafe for workers.

Find the full list of school closings here.

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