COLUMBIA (WACH)?? The City of Newberry is currently experiencing widespread power outages due to fallen trees, causing traffic lights to be out.
Our Weatherbug site has recorded a wind gust of 46mph near the Newberry Opera House due to non-thunderstorm wind.
Officers are continuing to cover as many lights as possible. Reminder that when a traffic light is out, motorists should consider the intersection the same way as an all way stop. Everyone should come to a complete stop and proceed with caution.
A Lake Wind Advisory is in effect for the Midlands until 6pm.