Powerful Storms Rake Area

- High winds and heavy rain blew through Erie's east side, quickly leaving a trail of damage.

The first reports of trees and wires down came in just after seven o'clock this evening. Numerous trees were toppled in the Marne Road neighborhood near the former International Paper property....

Part of a tree fell on a mobile home in Wesleyville fortunately according to East County 9-1-1 nobody was injured there At Conway Freight at East Tenth and Bacon Street strong winds toppled an empty trailer and left the folks there with a clean-up.

A Penelec spokesman earlier this evening says there were 47 different outages reported scattered around Erie County with a total of 47 hundred customers left in the dark at the peak of the problem. Penelec expects most to have electricity by midnight but some people will likely be waiting until tomorrow morning.

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