High winds leave thousands without power; wires and trees downed across NE Ohio

OHIO -- Overnight storms and high winds caused road closures and power outages in several areas of NE Ohio.

As of 10:30 p.m., more than 1,200 were without power in Cuyahoga County. Another 2,500 768ere without power in Portage County and 500 in Stark.

For the FirstEnergy outage map, click here. 

Overnight, Pearl Road in Strongsville was closed between Drake and Shurmer because of downed power lines.

In North Olmsted, Columbia was closed from Lorain Avenue to Florence Avenue due to a downed pole.

High wind warnings and advisories are in effect for much of today.

**For those weather alerts, click here**