Wind knocks out power to thousands in Butler & Warren Counties

DP&l power lines. (WDTN Photo)

CINCINNATI, Ohio (WDTN) – Duke Energy reported more than 9,000 customers without power in Ohio and Kentucky Friday afternoon due to the high winds.

At 5 p.m. there were 225 outages in Butler County and 3,768 in Warren County. The majority of customers affected were in the Springboro area.

By 7 p.m. power had been restored to all but 459 customers in Butler County and 161 in Warren County.

Customers should call 800-543-5599 to report outages. 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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