Over 11K without power as high winds blow through area

Just over 11,000 households are without power tonight as strong winds ahead of a line of showers and thunderstorms moves through the area.

ExploreHigh Wind Warning in effect; Outages, damaging winds expected

The majority of the reported outages are in Montgomery and Preble counties, which as of 12:05 a.m. Thursday both had over 5,000 customers without power. Earlier in the night at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, Montogmery County had 2,229 households in the dark.

As of 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, 2,371 people were without power across the area. By 12:05 a.m. Thursday morning, that number swelled to 11,091 outages.

Outages by county are as follows, according to outage maps from AES, Duke Energy and Ohio Edison:

  • Montgomery: 5488
  • Preble: 5462
  • Warren: 75
  • Butler: 48
  • Greene: 17
  • Miami: 1

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