Thousands across Northeast Ohio without power amid strong winds

If you haven’t already done so yet, it might be a good idea to charge your cell phone now.

Power outages are expected throughout the day as Mother Nature’s windy attitude pounds Northeast Ohio.

FirstEnergy is reporting several thousand customers have lost power.

Outage numbers as of 8:30 p.m. Wednesday:

- Ashtabula County: 9,196 outages. Ashtabula is the most-impacted area.

- Cuyahoga County: 48,135 outages. North Olmsted is the most-impacted area.

- Geauga County: 8,894 outages. Chester Township is the most-impacted area.

- Portage County: 5,405 outages. Rootstown is the most-impacted area.

- Lorain County: 3,046 outages. North Ridgeville is the most-impacted area.

- Lake County: 5,472 outages. Kirtland is the most-impacted area.

- Summit County: 10,109 outages. Akron is the most-impacted area.


We will update this story with fresh outage numbers as they become available. 

You can check out the latest outages by visiting First Energy's website by clicking here

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