Fallen trees cause power outages in Newberry

Weatherbug camera in Newberry

COLUMBIA (WACH)â?? 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.

Check our Severe Weather page, and download our Mobile App frequently for updates.