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Downed power lines cause loss of power, Highway 19 closure

2 years 8 months 5 days ago Friday, April 10 2015 Apr 10, 2015 April 10, 2015 3:46 PM April 10, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

BAKER - About five miles of Highway 19 closed Friday afternoon after a round of severe weather knocked power lines to the ground.

A traffic advisory reported the closure shortly before 3 p.m. Authorities said the highway between Harding and Groom was closed as crews cleared the lines from the street. A small amount of traffic was beginning to build.

A few hundred people lost power as a result of the issue, the Entergy website reported.

The roadway was reopened around 4 p.m.

Parts of the area have seen weather watches posted as a cluster of storms moved across the region. Click HERE to visit the weather page where more information is available.
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