Weather Headaches: Outages and Damage


Snow hits Northeast Ohio in October 24, 2013

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CLEVELAND — Depending on where you live, your morning routine may have been interrupted Thursday after the first real snow of the season hit us pretty hard.

School closings meant parents needed to find care for their children and slick roads and downed trees and power lines meant traffic.

Geauga County Sheriff John Hiscox tells FOX 8 News that a minor accident involving an elementary school bus occurred on Wilson Mills Road in Chardon around 9 a.m. Thursday.

32 kids from Munson Elementary school were on board. No injuries were reported. The children were put on another bus and sent to school.

Power outages continue to be an issue as well throughout the area.

Thursday afternoon, FirstEnergy reported nearly 40, 000 customers were without electricity.

Most of those were in Cuyahoga and Geauga counties.

Click here to see the outage map.

No estimated restoration time was available.

Due to power outages in Mayfield Heights, the city has opened up a warming center at the Ross C. DeJohn Community Center on Marsol Ave.

Due to power outages in Lyndhurst, the city has opened up its community center on Parkview Dr. It will remain open until 9, Thursday night.

Rely on Fox 8 News and for updates.

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