YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – High winds have knocked down several trees and power lines across the Valley.
Gusts are expected of up to 55 miles per hour, but some could be higher.
Several roads have been blocked during the morning commute and dispatchers said they had a hard time keeping up with all of the reports.
In Trumbull County, the strong winds blew the roof off of a business in Cortland.
The Cortland police department sent photos of the scene, which show the entire roof of the old Cortland Hardwood sitting in the middle of the road.
The building is located at the corner of Pearl Street and Denman Avenue. It’s owner came by with a back hoe and cleared the roadway for traffic.
Trees have been reported down on Oxford Drive in Youngstown and some areas in Western Pennsylvania, among others.
Power outages have also been reported across Mahoning, Trumbull Columbiana and Mercer counties.