(WJW) – Many in Northeast Ohio are likely feeling relief to have their power back on, but five days after severe storms ripped through Northeast Ohio, a couple thousand FirstEnergy customers are still waiting for their electricity to be restored.
For the past several days, crews have worked around the clock after severe storms and multiple tornadoes were confirmed.
At the height of the storms, FirstEnergy reported that 466,000 customers in Ohio and Pennsylvania were without power.
As of Tuesday morning, about 2,000 in Northeast Ohio were still waiting for their power to be restored.
The majority of the outages are located in Lake County. According to FirstEnergy, some customers may not have power restored until 11 p.m. on Wednesday. Previously the latest estimated restoration times posted by FirstEnergy were 4 p.m. on Wednesday, and then 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
You can find the latest estimates specific to your location, here.