LG&E gives power outage update for Friday’s severe weather

Published: Mar. 3, 2023 at 6:05 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - LG&E and KU is working to restore power to thousands of homes affected during Friday night’s storms.

As of 9 p.m., there are around 219,000 customers without power across the company’s service area, according to the LG&E outage map.

LG&E spokeswoman Liz Pratt said there are more than 700 reports of wires down as well.

Officials with LGE & KU want to warn people to not approach downed power lines

LG&E said around 450 employees and contract technicians working to restore power to those affected.

If you see any downed lines, call (502) 589-1444 to report them.

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