Storm Debris Drop-Off Sites Now Open

Louisville Metro officials say the city is making progress toward restoring electrical service to the numerous homes and businesses left without power during Sunday’s windstorm. As of 10am today (Tuesday), 189,000 Louisville Gas and Electric Company customers were still without service, down from more than 300,000 at the height of the outage. Officials say there… Continue reading Storm Debris Drop-Off Sites Now Open

189,000 In Louisville Still Without Electricity

Kentucky National Guard troops are on duty in Louisville as the city recovers from Sunday’s fierce winds produced by the remnants of Hurricane Ike that left widespread power outages. Louisville Gas and Electric Company spokesperson Chip Keeling says crews are making progress in restoring service. As of 10:00am Tuesday, about 189,000 customers still had outages.… Continue reading 189,000 In Louisville Still Without Electricity

Windstorm Leaves Widespread Damage, Outages

Louisville Gas and Electric Company crews continue working to restore power to the more than 200,000 customers left without service following Sunday’s windstorm. Wind gusts in excess of 70 miles per hour brought down numerous trees and tree limbs across the region, and hundreds of power lines. LG and E Vice-President Chris Herman says it… Continue reading Windstorm Leaves Widespread Damage, Outages