About five dozen remain without power after Monday’s storms

Duke Energy workers and their vehicles are seen at the Butler County Fairgrounds in Hamilton on Tues., June 14, 2022. The fairgrounds was a staging location for them as they worked throughout the region, including Butler and Warren counties, to restore power following severe storms that hit the area Monday. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

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Duke Energy workers and their vehicles are seen at the Butler County Fairgrounds in Hamilton on Tues., June 14, 2022. The fairgrounds was a staging location for them as they worked throughout the region, including Butler and Warren counties, to restore power following severe storms that hit the area Monday. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

At its peak, outages affected more than 95,000.

About five dozen electric customers were without power Thursday morning following Monday’s storms that left more than 95,000 without power across the region.

The majority of outages were in Butler County, were only 15 customers were without power as of 10:30 a.m. Thursday. This was down from 27,700 outages at around noon Tuesday and 49,000 on Monday night, according to the Duke Energy online outage map.

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Duke Energy posted a message to its outage map saying that the storms took down numerous trees, powerlines and poles. It also said in a release that it brought in crews from Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and North Carolina to help.

Outages, by county, as of 10:30 a.m. Thursday are as follows, according to the AES Ohio, Duke Energy and Ohio Edison:

  • Butler: 15
  • Warren: 15
  • Montgomery: 6
  • Greene: 2
  • Champaign: 1
  • Clark: 1

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