EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — Severe storms left thousands across the Tri-State without power Friday afternoon. 24 hours later, crews are still working to restore electricity to thousands of people.
As of 4 p.m. Saturday, CenterPoint Energy officials say over 1,000 customers do not have electricity. In total, there were more than 300 outages that spanned across several Indiana counties. According to CenterPoint’s outage map, the Evansville area was hit the hardest.
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Late Friday evening, Duke Energy reported hundreds of people were still without power in counties north of Warrick County. Those customers have since had their electricity restored.
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According to Kenergy, more than 7,000 customers are still without electricity as of 4 p.m. Saturday. The hardest hit area was Daviess County, which saw more than 9,000 residents without power in the previous evening.
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Kentucky Utility’s outage map showed thousands in western Kentucky also impacted by the storms. Across the entire state, over 200,000 were estimated to be without power before the weekend.
“Stay away from downed power lines and keep others away as well. If you spot a downed line, call KU at (800) 981-0600,” says KU officials. “Report and track outages through KU’s mobile app. Visit lge-ku.com/storm for important info.”
Click here to view the Kentucky Utility outage map.