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More than 42,000 without power after severe weather strikes, some cities offer warming centers

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Posted at 1:13 PM, Nov 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-16 18:08:12-05

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — More than 42,000 people are without power across Northeast Ohio after severe weather hit the area Sunday.

Cleveland Public Power said Monday morning that as of midnight, all major feeders were restored.

Outages

First Energy is reporting that Cuyahoga County has the largest outage, with more than 10,000 people without power.

Other counties without power in Northeast Ohio include:

  • Ashtabula—2,236
  • Cuyahoga - 32,512
  • Geauga— 3,259
  • Lake— 4,195
  • Lorain— 1,390
  • Portage— 2,645
  • Richland— 1,775
  • Summit— 10,290

Power should be restored by Thursday at 4 p.m. To stay up to date on outages and restoration times, click here.

Warming Centers

Middleburg Heights- The Recreation Center on Bagley Road will remain open until 12 a.m. for residents to keep warm and charge their electronic devices.

Brooklyn- The recreation center on Memphis Avenue will remain open until 12 a.m. for residents to warm up and charge electronics. Social distancing and face masks are required.

Norton- Finny's, a sports bar in Norton, has opened its doors to residents in need of warmth or a place to recharge electronics. The bar said it will stay open later than normal if needed.

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