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Several power outages reported throughout Tri-State

Some western Ky. school districts dismissed early due to storms
Several power outages reported throughout Tri-State
Published: Mar. 30, 2022 at 11:32 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 30, 2022 at 9:54 PM CDT
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TRI-STATE (WFIE) - Many people lost power due to severe weather that hit the Tri-State area on Wednesday evening.

Kenergy officials say as many as 3,400 customers across western Kentucky had lost power Wednesday.

Over in the Hoosier State, the CenterPoint Energy map is reporting seven outages and 481 customers without power, as of 6 Thursday morning.

CenterPoint Energy officials say as many as nearly 800 customers lost power at one point.

Earlier in the day, Union County Emergency Management reported about 2,000 people, including the middle school, high school and hospital were without power.

This happened just before 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Officials say this was caused by high winds across the county.

School districts in western Kentucky let out early due to forecasted storms and high winds on Wednesday.

Hopkins County Schools say they dismissed at 1:30 p.m.

Officials say all afterschool activities have been canceled and there will be no p.m. preschool.

Henderson County Schools also let out early.

They say preschool and elementary schools were dismissed at 1 p.m. and secondary schools were dismissed at 2 p.m.

Henderson schools did not have after-school activities.

However, officials say afterschool childcare operated on normal hours.

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