SEVERE WEATHER: High Winds Topple Trees in Kanawha County

Downed trees have caused power outages and bus route changes in Kanawha County.

(Courtesy Photo / Pinch Volunteer Fire Department)

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- High winds toppled several trees in Kanawha County.

A tree is blocking the entrance to Elk Valley Apartments off South Pinch Road in Pinch. The tree also snapped a utility pole knocking out power to the apartment building.

In North Charleston, another tree is blocking the entrance to Thompson Circle.

According to Kanawha County Schools, school buses will not run on Limestone, Fishers Branch and Rocky Fork due to downed trees and debris on the road. That's in Cross Lanes and Sissonville areas of the county.

Right now, nearly 3-thousand people are without power in Kanawha County.

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