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Severe Storm Downs Trees, Power Lines

Fourth St. near Stow Ave., Broad Boulevard Near Newberry areas hit hard.

A dangerous line of thunderstorms brought down trees and power lines in Cuyahoga Falls Wednesday evening. 

Tornado warning sirens blared at about 7:30 p.m. as the thunderstorms blew through Northeast Ohio.

A funnel cloud was reported near Cuyahoga Falls. As of 9:45 p.m. tonight, Cuyahoga Falls police could not confirm touchdown of a tornado, although officers reported three separated funnel cloud sightings. A flood warning remained in effect in Summit County until 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

There were "many, many" downed trees and power lines, police said.

Dave Wilson May 26, 2011 at 02:05 AM
More photos, video coming soon.
Lindsay McCoy May 26, 2011 at 02:13 AM
Thank you for your report Dave, sounds like it's finally calming down outside.
Regina Marie Galizio May 26, 2011 at 02:23 AM
Could you tell us where all these pictures are from??
Lindsay McCoy May 26, 2011 at 02:42 AM
Hi Regina, the descriptions should show up on the photos now. Thank you for following Patch!
Carol Whitmire May 26, 2011 at 04:38 AM
Your pictures are great, Dave, except this all happened Wed evening, not Thurs evening.
Robin Anderson May 26, 2011 at 02:25 PM
Were the downed trees in question located on private property or on right-of-ways attended to by the City?

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