Monday, September 15, 2008

Storm of the Century


It certainly seemed like the Storm of the Century on St. Anne's Hill. As most know by now, a severe windstorm blew through the Dayton Region as a result of Hurricane Ike. Winds reportedly reached upwards of 65 miles per hour. Many trees and branches were sent tumbling to the ground.

SAH lost power around 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. Some residents had service restored around 8 p.m. but others had to wait until 6 p.m. on Monday. Other parts of the Dayton Region are still waiting for power to be restored, which may not happen until next weekend according to Dayton Power & Light's ironically named website, - seriously, that's what it's called.

As our new Sheriff warned of looters throughout the County, several break-ins were reported in the neighborhood over the weekend. Meanwhile, the City of Dayton, Montgomery County, and the State of Ohio all declared a State of Emergency. Neighbors are urged to follow safety precautions and look out for one another. Always report any suspicous activity to 333-COPS.


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