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High winds knock out power to thousands overnight

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

High winds closed a highway and knocked out power to thousands of Duke Energy customers overnight.

A wind advisory for the Tri-State expired at 5 a.m. Thursday.

Westbound Interstate 275 is open again this morning near Winton Road in western Hamilton County after high winds knocked down power lines and closed it late Wednesday.

Winds as high as 47 mph were reported at Lunken Airport on Cincinnati's east side.

Duke Energy reported more than 11,000 outages at the height of wind speeds.

Now less than 30 customers remain in the dark.

To view the outage map CLICK HERE.

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