CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio-- A microburst hit Cleveland Heights Tuesday night as storms quickly moved through the area.
The National Weather Service confirmed the microburst after reviewing storm damage reports. The short-lived weather phenomenon produced straight-line winds reaching 80 mph in the east-side community.
The dangerous wind knocked down power lines and uprooted large trees. According to FirstEnergy's website, nearly 6,000 customers were without electricity as of 3:35 p.m. Wednesday.
More scattered storms are possible Wednesday. (Click here for the latest watches and warnings)