KUB: Customers without power down to 1,000

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Knox County Utilities Board reports that the total number of customers without power was down to 1,000 Monday morning.

Nearly 50,000 customers lost power during strong storms Sunday.

The company said more than 80 crews, including some brought in from Georgia, North Carolina and Kentucky are on the ground working to completely restore power.

They expect most people to have their power back on by Monday evening, but some repairs could delay this into the overnight hours for a few.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Numerous reports of fallen trees, downed power lines and high powered wind gusts from Saturday night’s storms have left thousands across East Tennessee without power.

Related: LCUB working to restore power to customers

LCUB and KUB had announced thousands of people lost power from the storms.

As of approximately 12:00 p.m. Sunday KUB reports more than 10,300 are still without power.

That number has been cut in half compared to over 26,000 earlier Sunday morning. Crews are working to get power restored to everyone.

Reports of heavy rainfall and high speed winds impacted a number of counties including: Knox, Anderson, Loudon and Blount.

You can check KUB’s current outage map and updated reports on their progress to restore power here.

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