Thousands of Southern Kentucky Residents Without Power Wednesday Following Storms

Mar 1, 2017

One of many trees knocked down in Bowling Green Wednesday morning after heavy winds and rain.
Credit Rhonda Miller

Heavy winds and rain moved through parts of our listening area Wednesday morning, causing power outages for thousands of residents.

Warren RECC said over 8,500 customers were without power in parts of Warren, Simpson, and Logan counties. Crews were sent to the affected areas.

Bowling Green Municipal Utilities said it had reports that several hundred residents were without power.

Parts of Warren County also saw roads impacted by heavy rains and flooding. First responders went house-to-house along part of Cemetary Road in Warren County to check on residents after several trees were knocked down. Reports of heavy damage to homes in that area came in early Wednesday, with half of a roof blown off one home on Cemetary Road.

The Courier-Journal reports as many as 13,000 customers in Jefferson and Oldham counties were without power Wednesday morning.