Monday night’s severe storms knocked out power for nearly 2,000 Louisvillians. The heavy winds and thunderstorms began around 9:00 and were brief. But after they passed over Louisville, residents across the city were without power. The heaviest outages were reported in the Park Hill and Seneca neighborhoods, though several LG&E customers elsewhere were also without… Continue reading Hundreds of Area Residents Without Power Following Storms
About five-thousand electric customers across Kentucky are still without power after the January ice storm and last week’s windstorm. Public Service Commission spokesperson Andrew Melnykovych says the outages are evenly split between western and eastern Kentucky. “The ice storm outages are still out in the western part of the state, far western Kentucky, principally in… Continue reading 5,000 Still Without Power in Eastern, Western Kentucky
Just days after utility crews restored service to hundreds of thousands of people left in the dark by the ice storm, wind gusts and thunderstorms have struck the region, causing more outages. As of 9:00pm Wednesday, some 37,000 LG and E customers were without electricity and 44,000 Kentucky Utilities customers had no service. Duke Energy reported… Continue reading High Winds Leave Thousands In The Dark
The Louisville area is under a High Wind Watch through tomorrow, and weather forecasters are concerned the area will see another round of power outages. Forecaster Mark Jarvis with the National Weather Service in Louisville says wind gusts could top sixty miles per hour– and the area’s fragile trees might not be able to sustain… Continue reading High Winds Could Bring More Outages
Kentucky’s Public Service Commission is confirming that ice storm-related power outages are the largest on record in the state.