Reports of trees down after winds pick up

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — There are numerous reports of trees and wires down after a high wind warning has been issued for much of the Miami Valley.

The high wind warning is in effect until 8 p.m. and winds could reach 50-60 mph.

Earlier Saturday, a tree snapped in half in the 3900 block of Waterbury Drive and fell on a vehicle.

Crews have also been dispatched to Burgess Avenue in Harrison Township, South Diamond Mill Road in Jefferson Township, and Manning Road in German Township for fallen trees.

Traffic lights are out across the city and wires are down.

Winds rip apart carport in Darke County (Photo Courtesy: Judy Williams Shelton)
Winds rip apart carport in Darke County (Photo Courtesy: Judy Williams Shelton)

The winds also ripped a carport apart in Darke County between State Route 127 and 503.

DP&L crews are out responding trying to get power restored to residents.

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