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WEEKEND WINTER STORM: DP&L ‘prepared’ ahead of complicated storm forecast

Published: Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 9:33 AM

TY GREENLEES / STAFF
Ty Greenlees
TY GREENLEES / STAFF(Ty Greenlees)

Dayton Power & Light is prepared as the region braces for another significant winter storm that will bring snow, ice, rain and wind to the area, according to a spokesperson.

>>WEEKEND WINTER STORM: Up to 10 inches of snow possible

With the forecast calling for 10 inches of snow in some spots and some ice mixing in, DP&L is concerned about the possibility of power outages across its service area, the spokesperson said.

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The power provider is urging customers to have a storm kit ready in the event power is lost to their homes.

A storm kit should contain the following items:

  • Battery operated radio
  • Bottled water
  • Non-perishable foods
  • Blankets
  • Flashlights with batteries
  • Extra batteries
  • Coats, hats and gloves