Hopkinsville Hit Hardest By Latest Winter Storm
Updated: Wednesday, February 5 2014, 09:08 AM CST
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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. -- A winter storm wreaking havoc on the northeast has hit Hopkinsville hardest, locally.
Christian County police say this morning that roadways are coated in icy patches all around the county. In addition, blown transformers and some downed trees have caused power outages.
Pennyrile Electric is reporting more than 3,200 customers without power as of 5 a.m. They say three large outages account for the majority of members with out power and crews are working now and will continue through the night to restore power.
Outages: Hopkinsville - 1,322, Elkton - 960 and Cadiz - 960
Schools in Christian, Trigg and Todd counties are cancelled for today.
FOX 17 Reporter Roger Susanin is at Dawson at MJ Boyd road where ice on trees possibly contributed to downed power lines that have closed the road.
Photo: Sent to FOX 17 from Nina Dunn
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