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Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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15,000 still without power, most in Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Perry, Pike

Almost 26,000 Kentucky Power customers are in their third day without electricity, the utility said Wednesday.

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If an outdated system trying to handle an unimaginable number of claims wasn't enough, the state's unemployment insurance system in eastern Kentucky has a new problem -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

More than 39,000 still without power as of 10 a.m. Tuesday

More than 39,000 Kentucky Power customers remain without power in counties east and southeast of Lexington, even with more than 500 personnel working on repairs, the utility said during its 10:30 a.m. update Tuesday.

PICTURES/VIDEO: 2,600 still without power as of 4 p.m.; Storm damage across region

Storm damage was reported Wednesday night and Thursday morning across several counties in central and eastern Kentucky, reports ranged from high winds, small hail, and even a possible tornado. 

Storm damage reported in several counties

Storm damage was reported Tuesday in Estill, Powell, Clark and other counties, mainly from high winds, according to emergency management officials.

Storm damage reported in downtown Pineville

Some vehicles were damaged Wednesday afternoon in downtown Pineville as storms moved through the area, according to officials.

Storm damage reported in western Kentucky

One person suffered minor injuries and widespread damage was reported across western Kentucky as strong storms moved through Friday evening, according to State Police.

FEMA issues public notice for KY storm damage

A public notice is now available that addresses the intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides in between Feb. 6 and March 10, 2019.

Special rates offered at Kentucky State Parks following storm damage

Kentucky State Parks are offering special rates for people who need shelter in the wake of tornadoes and storms in Western Kentucky this week.

North Carolina gov pleads with storm evacuees to be patient

With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence’s floodwaters and people waiting for hours for handouts of necessities like food, North Carolina’s governor is pleading with thousands of evacuees to be patient and not return home just yet.

Better Business Bureau warns of possible “storm chaser” scams

The Better Business Bureau has tips on how to avoid getting scammed while trying to make storm repairs.

Woodford County Humane Society open after storms

The Woodford County Humane Society is now open again after Friday's storms. 

Volunteers cleaning storm-damaged community center

The sun was out Thursday, but it wasn't that long ago when storms damaged some Central Kentucky counties. That includes a valley near Boyle, Marion, and Casey counties where more than a dozen volunteers started cleaning a community center Thursday.

NWS to survey storm damage in Frenchburg

Storms knocked out electricity, downed trees and closed roads Thursday night in Frenchburg in Menifee County.

Sayre athletic storage building damaged by storm

A roof was partially torn off of a Sayre School athletic storage building in Lexington Thursday afternoon as thunderstorms moved through the area.

Storms cause damage in Paintsville

Paintsville suffered storm damage Wednesday evening, including in the downtown area.

Homes destroyed by storm in Garrard County

As you drive down Gillespie Pike in Paint Lick Kentucky you can see two homes across the street from each other that look like they have been ripped apart by a tornado.

Some minor damage as storms move through

There was some minor damage as a strong line of showers and storms moved across central Kentucky late Tuesday afternoon into early evening.

School will open on time despite remaining storm damage

As thousands of kids head back to school this month, those in Flemingsburg say they're lucky to be starting classes on time after last months storms damaged multiple buildings including the town's elementary school.

Mason County crews work to reopen closed roads

MASON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to the Kentucky Department of Highways District 9, some roads within Mason County could be reopened soon. After last...

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