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Storms bring high winds, drench area

Heavy rain and gusty winds caused power outages and road closures in the area Saturday morning as a storm system passed through southcentral Kentucky. More than an inch of rain had fallen in Bowling Green by noon, and a wind gust of 52 mph was recorded before 8 a.m. Saturday at Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, according to wxornotBG. A 51-mph gust was recorded in Simpson County, according to a Kentucky Mesonet climate monitoring station there.