Damage in Cleveland Heights caused by microburst

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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)

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