Wind knocks down tree in Hellertown, causing power outage

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Published: Jan 30 2013 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 31 2013 11:33:20 PM EST
HELLERTOWN, Pa. -

Strong winds have swept into the region following Wednesday's rainstorms.

Officials say the wind helped take down a tree and a power line at the Giant supermarket in Hellertown.

More than 400 PPL customers there lost power but most of them have it back now.

There are still a few hundred PPL, Met-Ed and Jersey Central Power and Light Customers in the dark in our region including 4,000 JCP&L customers in Hunterdon County.