CLEVELAND, OHIO — The National Weather Service confirmed that a total of 16 tornadoes touched down in parts of Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania during Sunday’s severe weather.
The NWS reported the storm damage across the state Monday. The severe weather and tornadoes ripped down trees, toppled power poles, and destroyed and damaged homes.
Ohio experienced four EF-2 storms, the strongest measured during Sunday’s storms. A microburst with 125 miles per hour winds was also measured in Ashtabula.
More than 18,000 Ohio residents were still without power, as of 4 a.m. Tuesday morning. The widespread power outages also affected polling places for Tuesday’s general elections.