CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — Thousands of customers were without power Thursday night due to high winds.
Cleveland Public Power posted to social media that “due to tonight’s fierce winds, we are experiencing scattered power outages throughout the city” including in Collinwood and Tremont. The power company said crews are responding and working to restore power as quickly as possible.
Just before midnight, CPP tweeted that power should be restored to its customers. Anyone still having problems was asked to call 664-3156.
Meanwhile, according to FirstEnergy’s website, more than 2,000 customers were without power in Cuyahoga County; that included 500 in East Cleveland and more than 300 in Cleveland. The time of restoration was listed at 2:30 a.m. Friday.
Richland County and Lake County also listed hundreds of outages.
As of 7:30 a.m. Friday almost all power had been restored across the county. Only 270 people are still waiting restoration.
High winds have caused temporary outages in Collinwood and Tremont. Crews are responding. There are no estimates on repair. They are working as best they can under treacherous conditions.
— ClevelandPublicPower (@clepublicpower) December 28, 2018
A wind advisory was in effect for parts of northern and Northeast Ohio until 3 a.m. Friday.