Wind Advisory issued for Northeast Ohio as wind gusts reach up to 60 mph

Posted at 7:16 AM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 07:16:22-05

CLEVELAND — The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for most of Northeast Ohio on Monday as wind gusts reach up to 60 mph in some areas.

The advisory is in effect until 1 p.m. this afternoon for the following counties:

  • Lake
  • Geauga
  • Ashtabula Inland
  • Summit
  • Portage
  • Trumbull
  • Stark
  • Mahoning
  • Ashtabula Lakeshore
  • Northern Erie
  • Southern Erie
  • Crawford

The advisory includes the cities of Mentor, Chardon, Akron, Ravenna, Warren, Canton, Youngstown, Ashtabula and Erie.

Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blow down and a few power outages.

In Erie County, the sheriff's office has reported there are very strong winds that have caused downed power lines, with some blocking local roads. The roads that are closed include Wahl road, Joppa road, Cemetery road and Main Street in Berlins Heights.
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