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We're tracking a strong winter storm as it brings heavy snow to Northeast Ohio. You can follow this live blog for updates on school closings, traffic and more.
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All of Northeast Ohio is under a winter storm warning through Friday morning with freezing rain, followed by snow expected.
Once again, Northeast Ohio has found itself in the midst of snowy weather conditions.
Destructive winds tear through Northeast Ohio, down trees, damage homes Share on Facebook Email This Link Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn
Destructive winds tore through Northeast Ohio on Saturday, leaving a path of downed trees and power lines in their wake as residents are left to clean up the damage to their homes.
Heavy snow downs power lines, causing FirstEnergy power outages that could last days - cleveland.com
FirstEnergy reports more than 50,000 power outages in Northeast Ohio because of the heavy snow of the winter storm.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.