Widespread Power Outages Reported Following Storms

Strong to severe thunderstorms moved across the region this afternoon with gusty winds, heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning. The storms have left several thousand customers without electricity this evening. Here is the latest numbers as of 6:30pm:

Kentucky Power

Pike Co. 3,276

Letcher Co. 282

Floyd Co. 170

Martin Co. 973

Appalachian Power

Buchanan Co. 461

Dickenson Co. 442

Mingo Co. 2,713

Big Sandy RECC

Breathitt Co. 12

Floyd Co. 19

Johnson Co. 217

Knott Co. 45

Martin Co. 42