DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Thousands of people in the Miami Valley were impacted by strong winds that knocked out power Saturday afternoon.

According to the AES Ohio Outage Map, the outages began affecting people in Darke, Greene and Montgomery County and crews worked to get the lights back on.

The Director of Corporate Communications, Mary Ann Kabel, says crews were on scene in Centerville after a tree fell on a line and says if you have an outage to report it by reporting it here or giving AES Ohio a call at 1 (877) 468-8243.

If you see downed power lines, do not approach them. You are encouraged to contact AES Ohio immediately.

AES Ohio officials say Saturday’s winds attributed to the outages and crews are working safely and quickly to restore power to customers.

The Miami Valley has been placed under a Wind Advisory until Saturday at 9 p.m.