HENDERSON, Ky (WEHT) – The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for the Tri-State area on Tuesday that will remain in place until 6 p.m.. In their alert, the NWS says wind gusts of 40 to 45 miles per hour can be expected as well as isolated power outages from tree limbs and other objects blown around.
According to CenterPoint Energy’s outage map, 4,392 customers are estimated to be without power in southwestern Indiana with a majority of those impacted on the southeast side of Evansville at noon. According to CenterPoint’s website, crews were expected to restore power to a majority of customers by 2:15 p.m..
In Kentucky, Kenergy is reporting 198 outages in Ohio County as of 2:45 p.m..