High Winds Cause Widespread Power Outages Across Northern Kentucky
Thousands of Duke Energy customers are without power in Northern Kentucky on Saturday afternoon.
At 2:30 p.m., the utility's outage map showed widespread outages across Boone, Kenton, and Campbell Counties, as well as southwest Ohio.
21K outages due to high winds. Stay safe and steer clear of any downed lines pic.twitter.com/GFb1mvS6o4
— Sally Thelen (@DE_SallyT) November 18, 2017
Duke Energy spokesperson Sally Thelen said that 21,000 customers were without power due to high winds. Estimated restoration time was 4 p.m. See the current outage map by clicking here.
The winds have pushed trees into power lines. Ft. Mitchell Police shared photos of a tree that fell into wires on Beechwood Road at Deauville Court.
Tree into wires Beechwood and Deauville. Power outages reported and no estimated time from Duke. Road closed at this time. pic.twitter.com/j5zAW66MJ9
— Fort Mitchell Police (@FMPDALERTS) November 18, 2017
This story will be updated.