Utilities expect the wind to continue blowing down trees and poles. While less than 100 power outages exist in the Tri-State for Duke Energy customers, residents may want to prepare for possible outages. For more weather information, go to wcpo.com/forecast. For information about Duke Energy's power outages, go to http://www.duke-energy.com/ohio/outages/current.asp.
Kentucky road crews report that 2,000 transportation employees are ready to treat and clear the state's roadways. The Department of Highways has 1,000 trucks ready to hit the roads along with 380 contractors across the state. Crews also have nearly 416,000 tons of salt at their disposal this winter. According to Kentucky's Division of Maintenance Director, Kentucky used just 97,000 tons of salt last winter due to the mild weather conditions. For Kentucky travel information call 511 or 1-866-737-3767.
Local impacts of the superstorm are not affecting presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who will campaign in Kettering, Ohio, Tuesday morning. Campaign officials say Romney will speak about storm relief during his trip. Neither President Barack Obama nor Vice President Joe Biden have plans to campaign Tuesday, and still have a scheduled trip to Cincinnati Wednesday.