How high did gusts reach near you?

Credit: Bill Lackey

Credit: Bill Lackey

Strong winds knocked down trees into power lines Thursday, causing thousands of people to lose power across the region.

Gusts up to 60 mph were expected through 6 p.m., and to remain strong through until gradually subsiding in the early part of the overnight hours, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Only the Dayton International Airport recorded a 60 mph wind gust, reported at 2:13 p.m. to the NWS.

Other strong wind gusts reported to the NWS include:

56 mph, 3:29 p.m., Greene County-Lewis A. Jackson Regional Airport in Xenia

54 mph, 3:06 p.m., Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

53 mph, 5:50 p.m., Darke County Airport, Versailles

53 mph, 12:55 p.m., Miami University Airport in Oxford

52 mph, 2:35 p.m., Middletown Regional Airport/Hook Field

52 mph, 11:24 a.m., Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport in Miamisburg

49 mph, 3:43 p.m., Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport

49 mph, 3:38 p.m., Warren County Airport/John Lane Field in Lebanon

48 mph, 2:49 p.m., Liberty Township, Butler County

48 mph, 6:25 p.m., Union City

47 mph, 11:50 a.m. in Huber Heights

46 mph, 11:14 a.m., Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

44 mph, 2:45 p.m., Fairfield

44 mph, 4:35 p.m., Hamilton Airport

43 mph, 3:48 p.m., RIdgeville

42 mph, 5:05 p.m., West Chester

42 mph, 1:45 p.m., Pleasant Hill

41 mph, 2:30 p.m., Blue Bell

40 mph, 2:00 p.m., Germantown

40 mph, 7:20 p.m., Moraine

40 mph, 7:05 p.m., Springboro

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