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Ice, frozen rain causing power outages in western Kentucky, Tennessee

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With the ice and frozen rain accumulation having stopped in the WKMS broadcast area, power outages are quickly being remedied. The newsroom is keeping a rolling list of power outages and expected restorations, when given. This list will be updated throughout the day.

These are the outages as of 9:30 a.m. CST Saturday:

  • Kentucky Utilities currently shows 9 customers without power in Hopkins County. The utility also shows 21 customers without power in Webster County and less than 5 customers without power in Christian County.
  • Pennyrile Electric currently shows 291 customers without power in Trigg, Caldwell, Hopkins, and Christian counties.
  • West Kentucky Electric Cooperative shows 2 customers without power in Calloway County. 

No significant outages have been reported by the Paducah Power System or the Jackson Purchase Energy Corp.
FRIDAY

These are the major outages as of 5 p.m. CST Friday:

  • Kentucky Utilities currently shows 234 customers without power in Hopkins County. The utility also shows 121 customers without power in Caldwell County, 29 customers without power in Christian County and less than 5 customers without power in Lyon County.
  • Paris Board of Public Utilities shows 49 customers without power in Henry County, Tennessee.
  • Pennyrile Electric currently shows 1,418 customers without power in Trigg, Caldwell, Hopkins, and Christian counties.
  • Gibson Electric Co-op shows 68 customers without power in Gibson County, Tennessee. 
  • West Kentucky Electric Cooperative shows 96 customers without power in Calloway, Graves and Marshall counties. 

No significant outages have been reported by the Paducah Power System or the Jackson Purchase Energy Corp.

These are the major outages as of 2:30 p.m. CST Friday:

  • Kentucky Utilities currently shows 1,091 customers without power in Hopkins County. The utility also shows 378 customers without power in Caldwell County, 75 customers without power in Christian County and 10 customers without power in Lyon County.
  • Paris Board of Public Utilities shows 292 customers without power in Henry County, Tennessee.
  • Pennyrile Electric currently shows 2,080 customers without power in Trigg, Caldwell, Hopkins, and Christian counties.
  • Gibson Electric Co-op shows 212 customers without power in Gibson County, Tennessee. 
  • West Kentucky Electric Cooperative shows 382 customers without power in Calloway, Graves and Marshall counties. 

No significant outages have been reported by the Paducah Power System or the Jackson Purchase Energy Corp.

These are the major outages as of 11:45 a.m. CST Friday:

  • Kentucky Utilities currently shows 1,122 customers without power in Hopkins County. The utility also shows 114 customers without power in Caldwell County, 75 customers without power in Christian County, 12 customers without power in Lyon County and less than 5 customers without power in Webster County.
  • Paris Board of Public Utilities shows 332 customers without power in Henry County, Tennessee.
  • Pennyrile Electric currently shows 2,353 customers without power in Trigg, Caldwell, Hopkins, and Christian counties.
  • Gibson Electric Co-op shows 294 customers without power in Gibson County, Tennessee. 
  • West Kentucky Electric Cooperative shows 528 customers without power in Calloway, Graves and Marshall counties. 

No significant outages have been reported by the Paducah Power System or the Jackson Purchase Energy Corp.

These are the major outages as of 9 a.m. CST Friday:

  • Kentucky Utilities currently shows 1,302 customers without power in Hopkins County. The utility also shows 140 customers without power in Caldwell County, 75 customers without power in Christian County and 82 customers without power in Webster County.
  • Paris Board of Public Utilities shows 764 customers without power in Henry County, Tennessee.
  • Pennyrile Electric currently shows 2,667 customers without power in Trigg, Caldwell, Hopkins, and Christian counties.
  • Gibson Electric Co-op shows 788 customers without power in Gibson County, Tennessee. 
  • West Kentucky Electric Cooperative shows 1,107 customers without power in Calloway, Graves and Marshall counties. 

No significant outages have been reported by the Paducah Power System or the Jackson Purchase Energy Corp.

YESTERDAY

These are the major outages as of 4 p.m. CST:

  • Kentucky Utilities currently shows 2,180 customers without power in Hopkins County. The utility also shows 209 customers without power in Lyon County and 263 customers without power in Caldwell and Christian counties.
  • Paris Board of Public Utilities shows 2,293 customers without power in Henry County, Tennessee.
  • Pennyrile Electric currently shows 4,490 customers without power in Trigg, Caldwell, Hopkins, and Christian counties.
  • Gibson Electric Co-op shows 3,108 customers without power in Gibson County, Tennessee. 
  • West Kentucky Electric Cooperative shows 3,912 customers without power in Calloway, Graves and Marshall counties. 

No significant outages have been reported by the Paducah Power System or the Jackson Purchase Energy Corp.

These are the major outages as of 1:30 p.m. CST:

  • Kentucky Utilities currently shows 1,642 customers without power in Hopkins County. The utility also shows 198 customers without power in Caldwell and Christian counties.
  • Paris Board of Public Utilities shows 1,423 customers without power in Henry County, Tennessee.
  • Pennyrile Electric currently shows 5,235 customers without power in Trigg, Caldwell, Hopkins, and Christian counties. Some outages in the vicinity of Lake Barkley are expected to be resolved shortly.
  • Gibson Electric Co-op shows 3,123 customers without power in Gibson County, Tennessee. 
  • West Kentucky Electric Cooperative shows 3,912 customers without power in Calloway, Graves and Marshall counties. 

No significant outages have been reported by the Paducah Power System or the Jackson Purchase Energy Corp.

These are the major outages as of 12:15 p.m. CST:

No significant outages have been reported by the Paducah Power System or the Jackson Purchase Energy Corp.

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