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UPDATE: Some power outages restored, others being reported

By: MItchell Grogg Email
By: MItchell Grogg Email

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - 8:40am Update:

Kentucky Power is now reporting 356 outages in Breathitt County, 106 in Knott County, and 153 in Pike County.

7:35am Update:

Kentucky Power is now reporting all outages restored in Perry County, but now showing 360 outages in Breathitt County and 106 in Knott County.

6:20am Update:

WYMT's Mitchell Grogg has confirmed some of the power outages in the Wabaco and Walkertown area have been restored, but crews are still working on others.

Kentucky Power is now reporting more than 100 outages in Knott County.

Updates as they become available.

Original story:

Kentucky Power is reporting nearly 1,100 people are without power in the Hazard area this morning.

We are hearing most of the outages are in the Wabaco and Walkertown areas of town.

Dispatchers tell Mountain News they were told it could be at least 8am before power is restored.

We're told there are no plans to open any emergency shelters at this time.

Temperatures are forecast to stay near or below zero during the time frame of the outage.

We have a crew on the way and will have the latest as we get it.

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