Tens of thousands of Northeast Ohio homes are without power after severe storms moved through late this afternoon.
FirstEnergy on its website is reporting more than 50,000 customers without power about 6:30 p.m.. Cuyahoga and Lorain are among the hardest hit counties.
By 8 p.m., that number was down to just over 34,000.
FirstEnergy says crews are assessing the damage and working to restore power as quickly as possible.
Check the FirstEnergy outage map
If you lose power, call 1-888-LIGHTSS to report it.
In the southern portion of the viewing area, AEP is reporting more than 15,000 outages with Stark and Coshocton counties having the highest concentration of customers without power.
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WKYC's radar was showing straight-line winds up to 80 mph in Solon around 4:15 p.m. but no major damage has been reported.
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