Power is mostly restored to local areas after less than hundreds went without power due to wind gusts

Different Ohio regions are seeing multiple power outages due to heavy winds Friday night and Saturday morning.

Montgomery is currently the area most affected, according to the AES map. Duke Energy still has a few regions including Butler County that is without power restoration currently.

As of 4:36 p.m. on the AES map, the following counties are without power:

  • Montgomery County: 180
  • Champaign County: 3
  • Clark: 1
  • Greene: 12
  • Preble: 1

The Duke Energy map says Butler County has 110 residents without power.

Duke Energy map location have severe weather, tree damage, and equipment going offline as causes of some of their power outages.

The primary cause of the widespread outages is from the winds and branches that fell onto power lines, Mary Ann Kabel, a spokesperson for AES Ohio, said.

No significant property damage has ensued at this time, Kabel continued.

Crews are out there working to restore power at this time.

Power restoration is expected to return between 12:00 to 8:00 p.m. for many different areas, according to the AES Ohio map.

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