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Published: Thursday, March 14, 2019 @ 3:02 PM
Updated: Friday, March 15, 2019 @ 1:30 AM
By: Breaking News Staff
— Power outages were reported as high winds blew across the region ahead of strong storms.
More than 4,600 Dayton Power & Light customers were without power in Clinton County alone after high wind knocked over 31 transmission poles in the city of Wilmington.
As of 6:20 a.m., there were 1,276 outages remaining in Clinton County.
Mary Ann Kabel, DP&L director of operations, said the National Weather Service recorded wind speeds of 64 mph in Wilmington, and that crews were working into the night to restore power.
The utility posted safety tips on social media.
Do you know what to do if your power goes out?— Dayton Power & Light (@DPLToday) February 24, 2019
📱Report it at https://t.co/6vl9Zg8eSn or call 877-4OUTAGE
⚠️ Be on the lookout for downed lines and stay away
🔦 Enact your outage emergency plan
We have more outage #safety tips here: https://t.co/fODXoSwG0Y pic.twitter.com/ytTg6nuf6F
Other outages include:
Butler County: 1
Warren County: 34