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Over 30,000 without power across northeast Ohio

Lorain Storm Damage (Courtesy: Angeliz Agosto)

LORAIN COUNTY, Ohio — Over 30,000 FirstEnergy customers are without power across northeast Ohio.

According to their website, as of 9:30 p.m. 9,892 customers in Cuyhoga County are without power, 5,579 are without power in Lorain County and 15,249 are without power in Lake County.

Customers in Geauga, Portage, Summit and Trumbull counties are also experiencing significant outages.

However, as of 9:25 p.m. Cleveland Public Power crews have restored power to the Tremont and Ohio City neighborhoods.

Cleveland Public Power commented on the outages, saying that they are attributed to high winds causing tree branches to damage power lines. However, they said their crews are working to restore power.

FirstEnergy said “severe weather is causing power outages. Estimated restoration time will be provided when available.”

You can view the latest outage information on their website, here.