Power outages are affecting many areas in Aiken County this morning.†


The outages are also affecting traffic lights, specifically at Pine Log Road in front of Aiken Elementary, Aiken-Augusta Highway at Sudlow Lake Road, U.S. 278 at Silver Bluff Road, Wagener Road at the bypass, Green Pond Road at U.S. 278 and Whiskey Road at Eastgate.


Power at the Aiken Mall is reportedly down as well.


Area police are working to control traffic until power is restored.


Check back to the Aiken Standard for more details as this story develops.