Winds gusts cause scattered power outages in Midlands

03/12/2014 10:13 PM

03/13/2014 1:02 AM

Winds gusting up to 55 mph caused scattered power outages in the Midlands Wednesday night.

SCE&G reported 3316 customers in Richland and Lexington Counties were without power at 10 p.m. By 1 a.m., as the strong winds moved out of the area, outages had been reduced to 399 in Lexington County and 628 in Richland County.

The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for Richland County until 2 a.m. Thursday morning.

-- Rachael Myers Lowe

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