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Saturday Night Storm Causes Power Outages, Damage

Storm damage occurred along Highway 22A in the Palestine Community from late night storms on July 31, 2021.
Photo by: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

Article by W. Clay Crook-

Late night storms on Saturday, July 31, 2021, were expected to bring cooler weather, but the heavy rains, intense lightning, and straight force winds of over 60 mph, left many in the county without power and damage to their homes and yards.

The Lexington Electric System posted on their social media site that “Due to the storms earlier, LES has about 1,000-1,200 customers out of power. Outages are widespread with Highway 22A and Highway 104 South in…

For the complete article, see the August 4th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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