Microburst

Sunday, November 5, 2017. Hundreds were without power after 105 mile per hour winds came through the area. The cause? A microburst- a downdraft caused by a thunderstorm. One day later, over 23,000 people were still without power in the Northeast Ohio area. 9,107 people in Twinsburg alone had reported outages from the storm. At least 5 electrical poles were damaged as well as multiple homes in the area.

For more coverage:

Fox 8 News article

Cleveland.com news article

National Weather Service Statement

 

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