Severe wind causing power outages and damage throughout the region. In Harborcreek, arking wires caught trees, this just one of several reports of incidents like this. Sections of Millcreek were in the dark after reports of limbs and trees taking down power lines. Penelec crews are fanning out around the area and doing the best they can to restore power, as many are experiencing loss of electricity. Penelec reporting more than 60 power outages in the Erie area, and roughly 17 thousand customers effected by the the loss of power. Penelec is reminding people to never go near a downed power line, even if you think it’s no longer carrying electricity. If you have an outage, you can contact Penelec at 800-545-7741.