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Severe weather warnings issued across Northeast Ohio

Posted: 7:37 PM, Jun 28, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-28 21:04:03-04
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The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the following counties:

  • Cuyahoga
  • Lorain

The warning is in effect until 11:15 p.m. Friday.

  • Medina

The warning is in effect until 12:45 a.m. Saturday.

The National Weather Service's radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across Lorain and Cuyahoga counties, with an inch of rain already fallen.

Due to the heavy rain, flash flooding is expected in areas including Cleveland, Parma, Westlake, Rocky River and other surrounding locations.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for the following counties until 8:30 p.m.:

  • Stark
  • Summit
  • Wayne

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for the following counties until 9 p.m.:

  • Geauga
  • Cuyahoga County (East Central)
  • Lake (Southeastern)

Power outages

More than 10,000 FirstEnergy customers have been left without power due to the severe weather.

6,045 customers in Medina County have no power, according to FirstEnergy.

Many customers in Lake and Cuyahoga counties were also left without power. 2,199 customers in Lake County and 1,141 customers were left without power.

Power should be restored by 11:30 p.m., according to FirstEnergy.

Storm Damage

Medina has been hit hard with flooding on Ryan Road and trees down on power lines on the south end of the city, according to Medina police.