Appalachian Power is monitoring a weather event with prolonged high winds that could lead to power outages Thursday night into Friday in parts of the company's service areas.
A cold front with sustained high winds between 40-60 mph will move across the area increasing the likelihood that power lines could go down.
Remember to treat all downed lines as live power lines and stay away from them, don't touch them or sparking equipment, and keep children and pets away from fallen lines and anything the lines may touch.
The wind will increase between Thursday 6pm and 11pm, with all locations experiencing high wind before midnight. This map shows you Friday 9am. Widespread wind gusts of 30 to 50mph for all locations. pic.twitter.com/LDDJdCiLc5— George Flickinger (@gflickinger) March 1, 2018
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