Morning storm knocks out power to thousands

DP&l power lines.  (WDTN Photo)
DP&l power lines. (WDTN Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – An early morning storm knocked out power to thousands around the Miami Valley.

Darke County was the worst hit. Dayton Power and Light reported 1,981 outages in Darke County at 4:30 a.m. An hour later, the outages were down to 52.

A Darke County dispatcher tells 2 NEWS there are reports of downed trees, limbs and other debris around the county.

You can keep track of current power outages by clicking here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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