Kentucky Power outage update after storms Tuesday night

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Kentucky Power Storms Wind Power Outages

UPDATE: As of 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, about 4,260 customers were without power.

  • Breathitt, 120
  • Clay, 17
  • Floyd, 152
  • Knott, 331
  • Leslie, 837
  • Letcher, 1,598
  • Perry, 861
  • Pike, 348

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ASHLAND, Ky. (WTVQ)- After severe and strong storms moved through most of Kentucky Tuesday night, many customers are still without power.

Storms left nearly 14,000 customers without power Tuesday night and Wednesday.

Most of the customers affected are served by the Pikeville and Hazard service districts with more than half of the reported outages coming from the Hazard district.

Strong winds Tuesday night and continued windy weather Wednesday has led to the outages.

Wet snow expected Friday night and Saturday morning may lead to more complications with power lines.

Kentucky Power crews and contractors are responding to outages and assessing damage as fast as they can.

Nearly 80 percent of Pikeville customers are expected to have power restored by midnight Thursday, while the rest should be restored by 8 PM Thursday.

Whitesburg customers are expected to have power by midnight Friday.

Other Hazard area customers may not have service until noon Friday.

As of 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, about 4,600 customers were without power.

  • Boyd, 8
  • Breathitt, 164
  • Carter, 29
  • Clay, 17
  • Floyd, 203
  • Greenup, 10
  • Knott, 177
  • Leslie, 880
  • Letcher, 1,365
  • Perry, 694
  • Pike, 1,060