Severe weather causes widespread storm damage throughout Northeast Ohio, multiple people hospitalized

Severe weather causes widespread storm damage throughout Northeast Ohio, multiple people hospitalized
Severe weather causes widespread storm damage throughout Northeast Ohio, multiple people hospitalized

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Severe thunderstorms, winds and a tornado in Northeast Ohio caused widespread storm damage and power outages.

Severe weather causes widespread storm damage throughout Northeast Ohio, multiple people hospitalized

FirstEnergy reported over 25,000 Northeadst Ohio customers were without power at 7:47 p.m.

In addition to our crews reporting the latest storm damage, our 19 News viewers also sent us photos of the severe weather they were experiencing.

Bailey Lakes (Source: Lacey Hostetler)
Bailey Lakes (Source: Lacey Hostetler)

Our Weather Spotter in Ravenna shared these photos of the hail that covered the ground around his home after it was finally safe for him to step outside:

Shelby in Richland County was plagued with damaged buildings from a tornado confirmed by the National Weather Service.

Richland County Emergency Management Agency told 19 News that six residents were hospitalized with storm-related injuries.

Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Richland County EMA also confirmed that there are no reported deaths.

As for structural damage, the roof was ripped off of Rocket Chevrolet on Mansfield Avenue.

Rocket Chevrolet
Rocket Chevrolet

Drone footage by Jake Dingus captured the damage Rocket Chevrolet sustained from the storm.

The roof of a barn, the siding of a house, and a neighboring building were destroyed from the severe conditions on Plymouth Springmill Road and OH-96.

More areas in Shelby sustained downed trees and power lines.

The siding of other homes was also ripped off by the winds.

The Shelby Police Department has opened a command center for those that are in need of shelter.

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