Weather updates Saturday after wind storm


Thunderstorms that brought high-speed winds through the region Friday left a mark in Louisville and around the Bluegrass State – and left plenty of work to be done Saturday.

About 80,000 people in Louisville were left without power by 9:45 a.m. Saturday morning, according to LG&E’s online outage map. Those city residents were among the more than 407,000 people around Kentucky who did not have electricity at that time, according to, an online aggregator.

Friday’s storm brought heavy rain through the commonwealth followed by devastating high-speed winds, which peaked locally at 71 mph, according to the National Weather Service in Louisville. At least three people across the state had been killed due to the severe weather.