Third winter event of the season causes more power outages in the mountains

(Source: WALB)
(Source: WALB)
Published: Jan. 20, 2022 at 7:14 AM EST
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HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Just days after the second winter storm of the season caused thousands of power outages across Eastern Kentucky, a third bout with Old Man Winter has caused the lights to go out for some once more in the mountains.

Here are the latest power outages as of 9 am on Thursday, January 20th:

Jackson Energy:

Clay: 4

Estill: 46

Jackson: 2

Lee: 34

Owsley: 3

Total: 89

Kentucky Power:

Pike: 143

Total: 143

Kentucky Utilities

Harlan: 48

Total: 48

Cumberland Valley RECC:

Bell: 11

Claiborne, TN: 28

Knox: 14

McCreary: 18

Whitley: 377

Total: 537

To keep track of power outages, you can go to these links:

Jackson Energy

Big Sandy RECC

Kentucky Power

Licking Valley RECC

Kentucky Utilities

Cumberland Valley RECC

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