RALEIGH, North Carolina (WTVD) --The wind is to blame for knocking down traffic lights in Raleigh early Wednesday morning, prompting road closures.
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It happened around 4 a.m. at Hammond and Tryon roads.
A detour is currently in place, however, drivers are being advised to avoid the area until repairs are made.
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It is unclear when the roadway will reopen, but crews say it could take several hours.