Strong winds leave thousands without power overnight

Thousands of customers were without power Thursday night and Friday morning as strong winds lashed through the region.

A Wind Advisory was in effect for much of the night, issued by the National Weather Service in Wilmington, which reported wind gusts as high as 49 mph in parts of Darke County and 48 mph in Logan County during the evening hours on Thursday.

As of 3:20 p.m., most outages were restored expected for nearly 300 in Miami County. Preble County was also impacted by the wind, reporting as much as 2,222 outages Thursday night, according to the AES Ohio online outage map.

Other outages as of 3:20 p.m. by county from AES Ohio included:

Greene County: 16

Miami County: 290

Montgomery County: 9

Preble County: 13

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