KY Public Service Commission

Outage Reporting System

This site collects information about electrical and telecom outage incidents as reported by regulated electric and telecom utilities.

The most recently reported information regarding the number of customers per county and the utilities affected is available to the general public and emergency management agencies.

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Incidents within Past 24 Hours
Incident TimeCompany  
3/1/2017 8:45:00 AM Big Sandy R.E.C.C. Possible Cause:   HEAVY THUNDERSTORM WITH HAIL HEAVY WINDS AND LIGHTING
reported 3/1/2017 1:54:11 PM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Floyd 9834.22
Johnson 3873.05
Knott 1.01
Lawrence 2382.62
Martin 60.87
3/1/2017 8:30:00 AM Grayson R.E.C.C. Possible Cause:   Storms and high winds moved throughout Grayson's service territory Wednesday morning.
updated 3/1/2017 2:29:50 PM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Carter 1391.02
Elliott 32210.22
Greenup 44.23
Lawrence 2322.55
Lewis 2.03
Rowan 78.69
3/1/2017 8:30:00 AM Kentucky Power Company Possible Cause:   Severe line of thunderstorms moving through the service territory including derecho winds in excess of 45 miles per hour.
Comment: KPCO crews are working to restore service safely and continue to assess damage. reported 3/1/2017 12:49:33 PM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Boyd 5,07119.34
Breathitt 1,90422.39
Carter 3032.23
Floyd 2,95412.69
Greenup 1,7899.32
Johnson 6645.24
Knott 3984.09
Lawrence 1,22713.49
Leslie 59.83
Letcher 37.26
Magoffin 67310.31
Martin 2,04429.47
Owsley 11.49
Perry 1,5679.26
Pike 7,39119.23
Rowan 1.01
3/1/2017 8:30:00 AM Jackson Energy Cooperative Corporation Possible Cause:   Storm with strong winds went through our service area causing several trees to fall on our lines resulting in several spans of wire down and several broke poles.
Comment: Storm with strong winds went through our service area causing several trees to fall on our lines resulting in several spans of wire down and several broke poles. reported 3/1/2017 12:49:46 PM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Breathitt 1.01
Clay 54.52
Estill 2,34228.33
Jackson 741.22
Laurel 5.02
Lee 98524.86
Owsley 934.11
Powell 17.24
Rockcastle 5706.16
Wolfe 14.43
3/1/2017 7:00:00 AM Owen Electric Cooperative, Inc. Possible Cause:   high winds, lightning
reported 3/1/2017 8:02:27 AM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Boone 5,0118.05
Campbell 298.42
Carroll 1,04417.82
Gallatin 1,03821.49
Grant 3363.31
Kenton 1,6071.30
Owen 2,24731.28
Pendleton 1,09316.58
Scott 61.25
3/1/2017 7:00:00 AM Salt River Electric Cooperative Corp. Possible Cause:   High winds, Extreme Lightning, Severe Storms
updated 3/1/2017 1:52:12 PM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Bullitt 20.07
Nelson 32.21
Washington 3.05
3/1/2017 6:40:00 AM Shelby Energy Cooperative, Inc. Possible Cause:   Storms, High Winds, Lightni0ng
reported 3/1/2017 11:28:08 AM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Carroll 831.42
Henry 97211.29
Oldham 50.19
Owen 811.13
Shelby 52.26
Trimble 73216.41
3/1/2017 5:30:00 AM Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation Possible Cause:   Severe thunderstorms moved through Western KY this morning causing serious damage.
updated 3/1/2017 2:18:53 PM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Ballard 1,21523.16
Carlisle 521.99
Graves 6283.67
Livingston 2023.17
Marshall 81.49
McCracken 2,4267.51
3/1/2017 2:45:00 AM Kentucky Utilities Company Possible Cause:   Starting at 2:45am, several lines of thunderstorms moved through Kentucky and the KU service area with heavy rain, lightning, and wind.
Comment: Starting at 2:45am, several lines of thunderstorms moved through Kentucky and the KU service area with heavy rain, lightning, and wind. Crews are responding. reported 3/1/2017 12:07:30 PM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Ballard 3717.07
Bath 3645.28
Bell 75.51
Bourbon 1071.17
Bracken 1,58430.95
Caldwell 981.55
Campbell 420.59
Carlisle 2.08
Carroll 3,17454.18
Casey 3.04
Christian 29.10
Crittenden 871.63
Estill 1,27415.41
Fayette 881.58
Franklin 1912.84
Fulton 19.51
Gallatin 3066.33
Garrard 26.30
Grant 45.44
Harlan 106.67
Harrison 5655.70
Henry 1,06012.32
Hickman 31.94
Hopkins 1871.14
Jessamine 4.03
Knox 2.02
Lee 55213.93
Lyon 1362.26
Madison 2,0555.14
Mason 3203.06
McCracken 31.10
Mercer 2401.87
Montgomery 1.01
Muhlenberg 4.02
Nicholas 17.37
Oldham 171.64
Owen 80911.26
Pendleton 4526.86
Pulaski 27.07
Robertson 12.91
Rowan 1151.01
Scott 1,0534.38
Shelby 13.07
Spencer 16.26
Trimble 56312.62
Woodford 4913.45
3/1/2017 2:45:00 AM Louisville Gas and Electric Company Possible Cause:   At 2:45am and 6:45am, several lines of thunderstorms moved through the LG&E service area with heavy rain, lightning, and wind.
Comment: At 2:45am and 6:45am, several lines of thunderstorms moved through the LG&E service area with heavy rain, lightning, and wind. Crews are responding. reported 3/1/2017 11:14:43 AM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Henry 57.66
Jefferson 5,3351.39
Meade 1.01
Oldham 2,85410.61
3/1/2017 2:44:00 AM Kentucky Utilities Company Possible Cause:   Severe Thunderstorms in the area with high winds and lightning.
Comment: Severe thunderstorms moved through Central KY this morning causing serious damage in the Scott County, KY area. It was determined that 500 or more customers would be without power for over four hours. Crews are onsite making repairs. Current ERT is 12:30pm today. Update: 746 out of the original 752 customers have been restored as of 9:41AM on 03/01. The remaining six customers will be out until poles are replaced. Estimated Restoration Time is 2:00PM 03/01. updated 3/1/2017 10:16:51 AM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Scott 7523.12
3/1/2017 2:15:00 AM Blue Grass Energy Cooperative Corp. Possible Cause:   High winds, heavy rain & lightning
updated 3/1/2017 1:31:38 PM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Anderson 3623.22
Bourbon 1661.81
Bracken 3.06
Estill 1.01
Fayette 2.00
Franklin 1472.18
Grant 1981.95
Harrison 2222.24
Jackson 10.17
Jessamine 4.03
Madison 225.56
Mercer 2061.60
Nicholas 461.01
Pendleton 3515.33
Robertson 443.34
Scott 2701.12
Spencer 1.02
Washington 9.15
Woodford 3112.18
3/1/2017 1:00:00 AM Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. Possible Cause:   Thunderstorms moving through Duke Energy Kentucky service territory
Comment: Additional resources have been activated and will work through restoration reported 3/1/2017 9:52:36 AM
CountyCustomers Out% County Out
Boone 9,46415.21
Campbell 2,2593.19
Grant 1,29912.79
Kenton 4,1523.36
Pendleton 1061.61


Not all Utilities are required to report outages to the KY Public Service Commission. Estimate numbers per county may be incomplete.