Severe storms hit parts of Butler County Wednesday afternoon resulting in power being knocked out to some residents.
The storms brought rain and high winds leading to trees and wires on roads around many parts of the county around 5 p.m.
West Penn Power reported about 1,200 customers without power as of 6:30 p.m. Wednesday with the majority in Lancaster, Center, and Clinton Townships as well as Harmony Borough. Central Electric Cooperative reported 90 outages in Butler County at that time. According to West Penn Power, as of 10:00 this morning, 246 Butler County customers are still without power. The majority of those residents are in Clinton, Buffalo, and Jackson Townships.
A portion of Glenwood Way in Center Township needed to be closed because of storm damage with Route 19, Yellow Creek, East Lancaster, and Whitestown Roads in Lancaster Township also affected.
This story will continue to be updated as more outage numbers become available.