Saturday, December 11, 2021

High Winds Causing Power Outages Across Schuylkill County

The high winds Saturday evening are leading to numerous power outages across Schuylkill County.

As of 10:15pm, a handful of outages have been reported in the county by PPL most caused by fallen trees knocking wires down.

The largest outage is being reported in Butler Township just south of Lavelle in the Taylorsville area with 396 homes without power and secondly, in West Brunswick Township around Orwigsburg are reporting 242 homes in the dark.

Smaller outages have been reported in East Brunswick Township, Pine Grove Township, West Penn Township, and Wayne Township.

The Wind Advisory for Schuylkill County is scheduled to end at 1:00am, Sunday, but expected more trees down and outages throughout the night.