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Warming Shelter in Rockcastle County helps dozens of people left without power

ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (ABC 36) - When Jordan Taylor’s family lost power Monday night, they didn't know where to turn. "10 o’clock Monday night is...

Family without power for days, unsure when it will be restored

At the height of the storm, more than 145,000 people were without power Monday evening.

UPDATE: More than 130,000 people still without power

The number of people who lost power went up dramatically as more freezing rain moved through the region.

UPDATE: As of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Kentucky Power says 58,000 still without power

As of early Monday evening, there were still an estimated 4,000 customers without power from last week's ice storm, according to the utility company.

Tips and tricks to prepare your home ahead of winter weather

For some more not-so easy to remember winter preparation tips ABC 36's Monica Harkins talked with emergency responders.

Safety tips for drivers encountering ‘dark traffic signals’

A lot of traffic lights were out this week due to weather-related power outages.

Lexington agencies ready for ice, cold; power outage, safety, other tips

Tips provided for everything from car windshields and batteries to reporting power outages.

Power outage at Leslie County Health Department

Power outage at Leslie County Health Department

Kentuckians help with hurricane relief along Gulf Coast

"Just because the storm has come and gone, that doesn't mean the danger has come and gone," Matt Daley said.

High winds knock out power to thousands

High winds brought town trees and power lines Sunday afternoon as a thin line of storms moved across central and eastern Kentucky.

UPDATE: Numbers down to 4,000 without power, estimates given

Kentucky Power released new estimates Thursday night when the utility expects to get all the power back on in eastern Kentucky.

Storm damage slows unemployment benefits work in eastern Kentucky

If an outdated system trying to handle an unimaginable number of claims wasn't enough, the state's unemployment insurance system in eastern Kentucky has a new problem - storm damage.

K-U equipment failure leaves thousands without power in Lexington

Thousands of people were without power Wednesday night in Lexington after a piece of equipment failed. 

Eager beaver blamed for power outage in Letcher County

A hungry beaver is blamed for a Thanksgiving morning power outage in Letcher County.

Power outage in Lexington affects homes and businesses

A power outage in the Chevy Chase area Wednesday temporarily affected homes and crippled some businesses.

Major power outage reported in Lexington

Lexington Emergency Management says the power outage is in parts of downtown and along the Versailles Road corridor.

Downed tree caused power outages in Lexington

A power outage in Lexington caused traffic tie-ups and forced some schools to dismiss early.

Power outage forces library’s Northside Branch to close early

People trying to spend time at the Northside Branch of Lexington's public library Tuesday evening were in the dark. 

Fire closes four buildings on the UK campus

According to the university, the transformer in Bowman Hall caught fire around 10 a.m. Thursday.

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