CLEVELAND — The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for a series of counties throughout Northeast Ohio as strong winds could bring gusts up to 50 mph.
The following counties are under the Wind Advisory from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. Wednesday:
- Ashland County
- Erie County
- Huron County
- Lorain County
- Medina County
- Ottawa County
- Richland County
- Sandusky County
- Seneca County
The following counties are under the Wind Advisory from 12 p.m. until 12 a.m. Thursday:
- Ashtabula County (lakeshore)
- Cuyahoga County
- Lake County
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As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, more than 3,000 Northeast Ohio homes are without power due to high winds. Below is a breakdown of outages reported by counties.
- Ashtabula County: 2,163 customers
- Cuyahoga County: 619 customers
- Geauga County: 154 customers
- Lake County: 242 customers
- Stark County: 1,064 customers
3News meteorologist Hollie Strano says those Northeast Ohio regions not included in the Wind Advisory will still be experiencing gusty conditions.
“Even if you’re not under the Advisory – for example, Akron and Canton – it’s still very windy,” she explained. “You’re just not going to see winds quite as high.”
See a list of current weather alerts HERE.
The National Weather Service says the gusty winds could blow down tree limbs and cause a few power outages.
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