More than 45,000 still without power

More than 45,000 customers were still without power Tuesday in Eastern Kentucky after the weekend snowstorm, according to the Kentucky Public Service Commission.

The commission released the following update.

Total customers without power as of 11 a.m. Tuesday: 46,495

Companies reporting more than 500 customers without power: Kentucky Power Co. (American Electric Power Co.), 41,918; Kentucky Utilities Co., 2,650; Jackson Energy Cooperative, 880; Big Sandy Rural Electric Cooperative Corp., 625.

Counties with more than 1,000 customers without power:

Pike: 15,703

Letcher: 5,039

Floyd: 5,831

Perry: 4,604

Knott : 3,689

Leslie: 2,885

Breathitt: 2.169

Lawrence: 1,526

Harlan: 1,295

Bell: 1,155

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