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FirstEnergy reporting thousands without power across Northeast Ohio

Power Outages
Posted at 12:45 PM, Aug 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-11 22:12:10-04

CLEVELAND — FirstEnergy is reporting over thousands outages in across Northeast Ohio, where severe weather was reported Wednesday afternoon.

The majority of power outages were in Summit, Stark and Portage counties, but Lorain and counties out west were beginning to see outages Wednesday evening as a severe thunderstorm with heavy, damaging wind gusts swept across the area.

  • Stark County—1,252
  • Summit County—3,683
  • Portage County—667
  • Medina County—336
  • Lorain County—3,096
  • Cuyahoga County—56,529
  • Richland County—1,389
  • Lake County—8,682
  • Geauga County—7,620
  • Ashland County—373
  • Huron County—111
  • Ashtabula County—4,942
  • Erie County—9

According to the City of Akron, there was an outage from St. Thomas on North Main Avenue to Cuyahoga Falls, which was impacting traffic lights Wednesday afternoon.

Portage and Stark counties were previously under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning.

FirstEnergy is reporting over 27,000 power outages where severe weather was reported Wednesday afternoon.

FirstEnergy said severe weather is impacting power outages so there is no estimated time of restoration.

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