Crews were out working to restore electricity to homes along Hikes Lane at 6:45 Monday morning.
LG&E encourages customers to call (502) 589-1445 when an outage occurs so they can send crews to the area.
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – LG&E is working to combat power outages they believe are brought on by wind gusts impacting power lines and debris.
As of 9 a.m. Monday, LG&E reported 270 customers affected by "scattered outages" across Jefferson County.
A WAVE 3 News viewer on Thixton Lane near the Quail Chase Golf Course in south Louisville said the area has been without power since 7 a.m. Monday.
LG&E said they have "ramped up" crews working to restore power and in some cases they may reroute power.
The WAVE 3 Storm Tracking Team is forecasting temperatures will hover around 0° for the remainder of Monday with wind speeds consistently around 20 mph.
The pictures in this story were taken as crews restored electricity to homes along Hikes Lane at 6:45 Monday morning. Liz Pratt with LG&E said a support wire and an energized wire came in contact there due to strong winds and created a spark.
About 1,200 customers were without power for a little more than an hour but it has since been fixed.
LG&E encourages customers to call (502) 589-1444 when an outage occurs so they can send crews to the area.
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
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