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Photos: Powerful winds and thunderstorms cause structural damage, downed trees in Northeast Ohio

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Posted at 7:50 AM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 10:07:09-04

CLEVELAND — Powerful winds and thunderstorms Wednesday night caused damage to portions of Northeast Ohio, including the State Theater in Sandusky. On Wednesday, portions of Northeast Ohio were under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning.

Aerial footage from AirTracker 5 shows how the roof of the state theater collapsed into the auditorium.

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Aerials of the damage to the Sandusky State Theater. Storms caused the roof to collapse into the auditorium.
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Aerials of the damage to the Sandusky State Theater. Storms caused the roof to collapse into the auditorium.

In Parma, entire streets lost power during the storms. A tree branch fell onto Wexford Avenue, just east of Broadview Road in Parma.

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Tree downed on Wexford Avenue in Parma.

In Avon Lake, a McDonald's sign fell off its foundation and onto the ground.

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McDonald's sign fell off its structure.

Strong winds knocked down power lines and utility poles on Perkins Avenue in Sandusky.

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Power lines and poles knocked down on Perkins Avenue in Sandusky.
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Power lines and poles knocked down on Perkins Avenue in Sandusky.