UPDATE @ 5:53 p.m.: A large tree fell between a house and the power lines on Dian Drive in Carlisle.
Richard Dietz, who lives at the residence, said he was in the house when it happened and heard a loud thump.
No one was injured and no property damage was reported from the tree’s collapse.
The thunderstorms and high winds that blew through the area this afternoon knocked over trees and power lines in Butler and Warren counties.
- In Carlisle, at least one road is closed, police said. Jamaica Road, north of Central Avenue, will be closed until Duke Energy can respond to the area, police said at 4:15 p.m. today. Police said motorists should use caution in the area. There are numerous large limbs lying in the roadways and officers are removing them, they said.
- In Oxford Twp., a large tree down and power lines are down on Indian Creek Road. Drivers are advised to avoid the area while crews are at work.
- In Madison Twp., a large tree branch is blocking Hursh Road between West Alexandria Road and Ohio 122.