LIVE BLOG: Flooding, storms sweep through Northeast Ohio

Flash flood watch in 5 NE Ohio counties until 4 pm

CLEVELAND - As storms sweep through Northeast Ohio, many areas are experiencing flooding, closed roads and more. We will update this blog with the latest information as it becomes available.

LATEST WATCHES & WARNINGS

FORECAST

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Monday, July 28, 2014

6:28 a.m. - 10-inch water main break in Garfield Hts. Crews on site have located the leak but several surrounding businesses will be without water until further notice, including a Burger King.

5:15 a.m. - FirstEnergy reports 1432 outages in Cuyahoga County, 333 in Trumbull and 106 in Portage.

4:38 a.m. - Flash flood watch for Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Trumbull until 4 p.m. Monday. A flash flood watch means the threat of flash flooding exists along rivers and creeks.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

10:55 p.m. 8,845 are without power in Cuyahoga County, including:

  • 2,750 in Cleveland Heights
  • 1,700 in Lakewood
  • 1,300 in Cleveland
  • 1,150 in East Cleveland
  • 875 in Shaker Heights
  • Nearly 600 in University Heights

More than 900 Ashtabula County residents are now without power as well, with more than 600 in Williamsfield Township.

10:10 p.m. 10,383 are without power in Cuyahoga County, including:

  • 2,800 in Cleveland Heights
  • 2,600 in Lakewood
  • 1,275 in Cleveland
  • 1,150 in East Cleveland
  • 875 in Shaker Heights
  • Nearly 600 in University Heights

More than 900 Ashtabula County residents are now without power as well, with more than 600 in Williamsfield Township.

10:08 p.m. Tornado watches in Northeast Ohio have been canceled.

9:49 p.m. newsnet5.com user Andrew Smith shot this video in South Russell and Chagrin Falls after the tornado warning was issued Sunday.

9:39 p.m. 10,200 are without power in Cuyahoga County.

  • 2,800 in Cleveland Heights
  • 2,600 in Lakewood
  • 1,200 in Cleveland
  • 1,100 in East Cleveland
  • 875 in Shaker Heights
  • Nearly 600 in University Heights

9:35 p.m. The Greater Cleveland RTA said that a retaining wall near Rapid tracks near Buckeye and Woodhill collapsed due to heavy rainfall. The train has been replaced by shuttles and may not be back in service until after Monday's morning rush hour.

9:23 p.m. 9,600 without power in Cuyahoga County.

 

9:11 p.m. 8,400 customers are without power in Cuyahoga County, including:

  • 2,600 in Cleveland Heights
  • 2,400 in Lakewood
  • 1,000 in Cleveland
  • 875 in Shaker Heights
  • Nealy 600 in University Heights
  • Nearly 500 in East Cleveland

9 p.m. The tornado warning in Cuyahoga and Lake Counties have been lifted. More than 7,000 are without power in Cuyahoga County.

8:09 p.m. ALERT: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Cuyahoga, Lake & Lorain Co. until 09:00 PM. Track here: http://t.co/uIVNk9QL6b #OHwx

7:25 p.m. Flash Flood Watch for Ashtabula Inland, Ashtabula Lakeshore, Cuyahoga, Geauga & Lake Co. until 03:15 AM.

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6:08 p.m. More than 7,500 FirstEnergy customers, including 4,400 in Cuyahoga County and 2,100 in Shaker Heights, are without power. A spokesperson said that weather and lightning is a factor in the outages, and poor weather could cause more outages tonight. Crews are working on repairs now.

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6 p.m. "River-like" flooding reported at Kinsman and E. 93rd Streets in Cleveland. NewsChannel5 is enroute.

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5:45 p.m.

Partially collapsed bridge at Woodhill and Buckeye, possibly due to flooding. Crews on scene. More details to follow.

Flash Flood Warning issued for Cuyahoga & Geauga Co. until 9 p.m.

 

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