High winds cause power outages across the Miami Valley, and at different points on Thanksgiving Eve affected 10,600 Dayton Power & Light customers.
>> Windy conditions lead to multiple damage reports
There were fewer than 200 DP&L customers without power as of 12:45 a.m. Thursday.
“Crews have made steadfast progress throughout the whole day,” Mary Ann Kabel, director of corporate communications for DP&L, said. “Our crews continued to keep up with the outages.”
And, despite the holiday, they are not done, she said.
“Crews are going to work through the night,” Kabel said.
People are urged to report outages, and to follow safety guidelines, such as not going near downed power lines.
#OutageUpdate 8:30pm: Approx 900 cust are w/o power. Crews made great progress! In total, 10,600 cust were impacted by today’s weather. Restoration efforts will continue around the clock into the holiday until all customers are back on. Stay informed at https://t.co/hIKc3bZnSf pic.twitter.com/2frr46pqI1— Dayton Power & Light (@DPLToday) November 28, 2019
Here’s the breakdown by county, reported online by DP&L, Ohio Edison and Duke Energy, as of 12:45 a.m.:
High winds can cause trees and branches to fall on power lines. NEVER go near a downed line. Assume it is live and report it to us at https://t.co/6vl9Zg8eSn. If there is an emergency, such as a fire, call 911. More downed line #safety tips: https://t.co/V8WIRH0rQa #daywx pic.twitter.com/YaUCcuXisf— Dayton Power & Light (@DPLToday) November 27, 2019
#OutageUpdate 10:30am: Approx 2,300 customers are currently w/o power as sustained high winds move into our service area. Crews are responding as safely and quickly as possible. Report power outages and stay informed at https://t.co/6vl9Zg8eSn #daywx pic.twitter.com/JRQiyMcb58— Dayton Power & Light (@DPLToday) November 27, 2019
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