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LaRue County 911 service down; LG&E still reporting power outages

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – LG&E officials said thousands of customers in Jefferson County were left without power following severe weather Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

At one point, more than 20,000 customers were affected, according to LG&E.

View a map of current outages at the LG&E website.

As of 12:30 p.m. Sunday, the LG&E outage map showed multiple outages across the viewing area, including about 2,500 in Jefferson County.

In Indiana, Duke Energy had fewer than 100 outages in any given county.

According to Kentucky State Police, LaRue County's 911 service has been down since before midnight. Residents who have an emergency should call the LaRue County Detention Center at (270) 358-9876 and choose option 3.

Officials are not sure when 911 service will be restored.

WAVE 3 Meteorologist Ryan Hoke says Sunday's forecast includes more chances for severe weather, especially south of the Louisville area. Read more here.

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