Severe thunderstorms hit Northeast Ohio: Live Blog

CLEVELAND - Severe weather strikes northeast Ohio again and this time two tornados were confirmed in Medina County.

Click here to track storms with Power of 5 Radar.

Check below for the latest updates on this developing news.

Tuesday, July 8

6:01 p.m. Total of 6,800 FirstEnergy customers without power across NE Ohio region.

Ashtabula: 1,195

Cuyahoga: 1,075

Geauga: 259

Lake: 386

 

Summit: 44

5:15 p.m. Total of 6,263 FirstEnergy customers without power across NE Ohio region.

4:44 p.m. Total of 7,146 FirstEnergy customers without power across NE Ohio region.

Ashtabula: 1,541

Cuyahoga: 725

Geauga: 283

Lake: 589

Lorain: 5

Portage: 55

 

Summit: 159

4:17 p.m. Total of 6,208 FirstEnergy customers without power across NE Ohio region.

3:51 p.m.  Total of 6,073 FirstEnergy customers without power across NE Ohio region.

3:26 p.m. 

3:25 p.m. Total of 5,154 FirstEnergy customers without power across NE Ohio region.

3:11 p.m. 

2:52 p.m. Per Medina County Sheriff Tom Miller: Barn damaged on Station Road in Liverpool. Also, seven trees were uprooted on Myrtle Hill Road also in the same area. No injuries reported. Structural damage does not seem too severe.

2:47 p.m. Total of 6,068 FirstEnergy customers without power across NE Ohio region.

Ashtabula: 2,105

Cuyahoga: 353

Geauga: 307

Lake: 540

Lorain: 240

Summit: 328

2:41 p.m. Total of 4,162 FirstEnergy customers without power across NE Ohio region.

2:38 p.m. Total of 4,102 FirstEnergy customers without power across NE Ohio region.

County breakdown:

Ashtabula: 826

Cuyahoga: 342

Geauga: 303

Lake: 564

Lorain: 258

Summit: 316

2:20 p.m.  A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Ashtabula County. Radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph.  These storms were located along a line extending from Albion to Orwell and moving east at 55 mph.

This storm has a history of producing wind damage in Valley City in Medina County. 

Sheriff Tom Miller is reporting damage in Valley City and Liverpool Township. Damage is on West River Road. Miller is enroute to the scene now. There are no reports of any injury.

 

Print this article Back to Top

Comments