High winds on March 6 caused several very brief power outages in St. John especially at the school.

High winds caused a some very short power outages in St. John March 6.

The power went off very briefly a couple of times at St. John schools, said Alisa Fisher, USD 350 Board of Education Clerk.

St. John resident Barry Ragan said he had counted five very brief power outages and Teresa Miller said she was trying to send e-mails but had to keep trying because the power would go off momentarily then come back on.

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office had received no reports of downed trees or vehicles being blown over, though trash cans were turned over and tumbleweeds were blown around.