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“If you don’t have to travel this evening, please stay home.”

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Warren County Emergency Management Director John Elfer warns of the severe weather heading into the area. (Photo from interview by David Day)

Warren County Emergency Director John Elfer states that wind speeds were likely between 70 mph – 80 mph.

The high wind speeds attribute to the 50+ trees, power lines and damage being reported. Multiple roads are blocked throughout the area, leaving very dangerous conditions on the roadways.

Multiple trees have fallen, many taking power lines with them. (Photo by David Day)

Crews are doing damage assessments, working to clear roads and restore services to residents.

Crews are working to clear roadways from debris. (Photo by David Day)

Elfer is asking residents to use caution and not take any risks on the roadways: “If you don’t have to travel this evening, please stay home.”

So far, four homes have been reported to have suffered damage, likely more. However, no injuries have been reported as of yet.

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