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Thousands without power, trees and power lines down everywhere



storm damage

Thousands are without power and trees are down all across Warren County.

An early morning storm that brought high winds, heavy rains and lightning pounded Warren County Friday morning.

There are two reports of trees falling on houses in the county along with one tree that fell on a house and truck. At the time of this report, there are no known injuries related to the storm. Entergy had almost 10,000 people out of power on their outage map.

storm damage

A tree with power lines in it blocks Redbone at Belva. Photo by David Day

At the time of this report, there are 6 areas where trees are down with power lines in them. They are:

  • 27 and Lee Road
  • Tucker and Ridgelawn
  • Henry and Great Lake
  • Paxton and 27
  • Youngton and Summer Seat Road
  • Redbone and Blackwell Drive
  • Santa Rosa Drive in Marion Park

Trees are down everywhere from LeTourneau to Freetown Road with roads blocked throughout the county. At one point 61 South was blocked by a tree, however, that roadway has reopened. Crews are working on the major thoroughfares to clear the trees. Please allow extra time and room for crews to work.

Warren County firefighters, Sheriff’s Deputies, Emergency Management and road crews are out in force to maintain safety.

Flooding was a problem immediately after the storm but most roadways have cleared the water by now. Pemberton remained clear from flooding after the storm due to the new storm drains installed.

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