Power restored to most Ohioans after thousands reported outages Sunday


CLEVELAND (WJW) — Power has been restored to the majority of homes after more than 5,000 Ohioans were without power Sunday, according to the FirstEnergy Storm Center.

At 7:30 p.m., 5,459 residents had reported that they are without power. By 8:45 p.m. that number had decreased to 414.

The majority of Sunday’s outages were in Cuyahoga (3,253 affected) and Trumbull (2,045 affected) counties.

FirstEnergy hopes to have power restored those who are still without power by 11:30 p.m.

Click here for the latest outage updates.

Meanwhile, our FOX 8 meteorology team says pop-up showers and thunderstorms will continue this evening, but will be very spotty in nature.

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for several counties. Thunderstorms with heavy rain, strong winds, large hail, even a tornado is possible for this evening until 1 a.m.

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