CLEVELAND - As the potential for severe weather moves in Thursday morning, some utility companies have already started mobilizing employees to prepare for a potential outbreak of storms.
First Energy companies Ohio Edison, Cleveland Electric Illuminating and about a half dozen others are prepared for the worst.
If we see high winds Thursday in excess of 60 MPH, First Energy says there could be significant damage to our electrical systems, so they have teams on standby and ready to go.
And of course the utility companies remind us of all the tips we know are so important. Keep fresh batteries in those flashlights and in a portable radio and monitor the storms as they move through.
Good Morning Cleveland has the latest on the potential for severe weather. We have a team of journalists tracking any potential damage to the area.
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