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5pm Getting the Power Back On 02.17.2021

Credit: WTVQ Lexington, KY
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5pm Getting the Power Back On 02.17.2021
5pm Getting the Power Back On 02.17.2021

AS WE MENTIONED... CREWS CONTINUE TO WORK TO GET THE POWER BACK ON FOR TENS OF THOUSANDS WHO REMAIN IN THE DARK.

C1 3 power back on for tens of thousands who remain in the dark.

L3: abc 36 news white downed trees hampering power restoration efforts crews arrive from out of state t ... emergency management officals say crews are currently assessing the damage to power lines and substations.

They say that is not only being done by crews on the ground but also drones and helicopters.

Much of the damage is due to downed trees that are also blocking access to the power lines.

Those who remain without power since the first storm are a priority.... according to officials.

They also caution that .... once the power is turned back on... it may have to be turned off again for a time.

L3: abc 36 news white michael dossett director, kentucky division of emergency management households may experience on again-off again service because they routinely have to take down major grids to repair feeder circuits to energize that area.

L3: abc 36 news white downed trees hampering power restoration efforts crews arrive from out of state t ... according to kentucky power... crews from indiana, illinois, michigan, ohio and tennessee have arrrived in state to help restore power.

The company says these semi-trailer housing units are being set up for the crews to

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