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Strong winds cut power to hundreds in Dayton area


Strong winds caused some power outages Monday morning in the Dayton area.

Dayton Power and Light crews responded to outages that affected more than 300 customers, mainly in the Miami Valley Research Park area off Research Boulevard.

Stop signs were erected at the intersection of Fifth and Findlay streets as traffic lights and homes in the area were dark.

City of Dayton crews responded to trees down blocking roadways on Arcadia Boulevard, Mesmer and Cleveland avenues.

At 9:30 a.m., 191 customers were without power in Montgomery County and 63 were out in Miami County, according to DP&L's website.

Ohio Edison First Energy reports four outages locations in Clark County, each impacting up to 20 customers.

Wind gusts were recorded as high as 52 mph at Wright Patterson Air Force Base and 50 mph in Middletown, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.

A wind advisory remains in effect until 10 a.m. for the Miami Valley.


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