As of 3:35 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, Blue Grass Energy completed restoration of service to all members who lost power due to storms and high winds that came through Friday. The high winds, rain, and lightning caused broken limbs, poles, downed power lines and trees resulting in over 10,700 members to be without power. The hardest hit part of the service area was Anderson, Franklin, and Woodford Counties.
809 members remain without electricity, most, but not all are in Anderson, Franklin, and Woodford Counties. We have encountered difficult conditions with many spans of wire down, broken poles and problems getting equipment off road due to wet conditions.
We now have 1126 members without electricity. Extra crews arrived from different areas of the state today to assist with our restoration efforts. We have encountered difficult conditions with many spans of wire down, broken poles and problems getting equipment off road due to wet conditions.&n
We now have 1,904 members without electricity. Additional crews from other co-ops arrived this afternoon. We plan to work throughout the night again. Our expectation is to have all members’ power restored by 9 p.m. Sunday. This could fluctuate with any additional storms or damage. Our real-time outage map shows estimated restoration times and is a valuable resource.
Stay away from downed lines. Assume all downed power lines are energized and dangerous.
We are working to restore power as quickly as we can, but there is a process and the main lines have to be restored first. Think of it as our country’s road system. Interstate 75 has to be cleared for traffic before Nicholasville Rd. Nicholasville Rd. has to be cleared before you start on James Lane.
Stay away for downed lines. Assume all downed power lines are energized and dangerous.
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