Power outages: Electricity may not be restored until Wednesday night

When your home loses power, how long are the items in your refrigerator safe to keep? WKYC's Maureen Kyle explains.

Thousands of people have been without power for more than 24 hours now after Sunday's strong storms swept through Northeast Ohio.

While some have already had their electricity restored, FirstEnergy now estimates that multiple neighborhoods may not have power until 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Here are outages as of 8:45 a.m. Tuesday (listed by hardest-hit counties):

Summit: 9,041 outages.

Cuyahoga: 2,603 outages.

Geauga: 1,411 outages.

Portage: 1,117 outages.

Huron: 668 outages.

Ashtabula: 590 outages.

Trumbull: 389 outages.

Medina: 365 outages.

Lorain: 141 outages.

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