METRO DIGEST || High winds in region knock down trees, wires


YOUNGSTOWN

High winds blowing through the Mahoning Valley on Thursday night knocked down power lines and trees throughout Mahoning and Trumbull counties.

In Mahoning County, nearly 100 Ohio Edison customers lost power Thursday night, and a tree was downed on Shields Road and Dorado Beach Drive in Canfield.

Trumbull County fared much worse, with 268 power outages and, according to an emergency dispatcher, “lots of trees and lots of lines down.”

Drivers are urged to proceed with caution through Trumbull County today.

In Summit County, to the west of Mahoning and Trumbull counties, the eastbound weather system already had resulted in nearly 2,500 power outages.

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