ELLSWORTH — St Paul's Monastery, Buckeye Horse Park and a house on Akron- Canfield Road were significantly damaged today in a storm that brought high winds and rain.
Heavy winds destroyed the side and roof of a house on the 9300 block of Akron-Canfield Road.
The storm uprooted several trees at St. Paul's Monastery on Akron-Canfield Road, as well as knocking over a satellite dish, blowing out several windows, and possibly causing damage to a water purification plant and cemetery on the property.
According to Ellsworth Fire Chief Robert Sternburg, "The National Weather Service is on their way to determine if this is a tornado or not." He said they will make the final determination as it whether it was a tornado.
No injuries were reported.
In Canfield, more than a dozen trees were down in the 800 block of Blueberry Hill.
A large tree is also down on Herbert Road, blocking traffic between state Route 46 and South Turner Road.
Ohio Edison is reporting as of 5 p.m., 2,000 customers in Mahoning County are without power. There are 914 in the city of Canfield, 457 in Canfield Township and 274 in Goshen Township.
There remain 34 customers without power in Columbiana County and 24 customers in Trumbull.
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