June 25 storm damage report: Thousands lose power in Cuyahoga and Lorain counties
Jen Steer, newsnet5.com
5:48 PM, Jun 25, 2013
11:59 AM, Jun 26, 2013
CLEVELAND - Storms on Tuesday knocked out power and downed trees. Here's a list of storm damage reports:
On Interstate 480 westbound on the Valley View Bridge, a few highway signs were knocked over by high winds. In the same area, a crash closed the interstate, but it is not known if weather is a factor.
More than 3,000 FirstEnergy customers are without power in Cuyahoga County.
In Westlake, a tree fell into the roadway on Bradley Road just south of Interstate 90. Westlake police said Bradley Road was closed between Clemens and Detroit due to power lines down.
Viewers reported to NewsChannel5 that a tree was down at West 114th Street and Clifton Boulevard in Cleveland. Nearby in Lakewood, at Clifton and Cove, a tree was knocked down. Clifton was closed eastbound from Nicholson to Cove due to the tree and wires down.
A number of roads were closed in Strongsville due to flooding. In Olmsted Township, flooding was an issue on Bagley Road.
In Garfield Heights, a tree fell on a house on East 113th Street and Wallingford Avenue, near Turney Road.
Willowick police advised residents not to call the police department to ask when electricity will be restored. However, downed power lines should be reported to local police. Officers said about 10 trees were down in Willowick after the storms but no one was injured.
A North Ridgeville man reported a tree came down on his patio on Otten Road in North Ridgeville.
In Elyria, State Route 252 East River Road was closed between Sprague Rd & Snell due to high water.
While Stark County only has a few hundred power outages, trees and branches were scattered throughout North Canton.
In Canton's Historic Ridgewood, multiple trees were knocked down and one landed on a house.