Update at 3:10pm. Power has been restored to all customers in Lexington. The equipment failure has been repaired.
Approximately 12,000 KU customers are without power due to an issue at a local power substation.
The map shows the exact extend of the power outage.
KU estimates that power will be restored by 5:30pm. Some customers may have power restored earlier.
During rush hour, some traffic lights in the outage area may still be dark. Motorists are advised to treat all intersections with dark traffic lights as 4-way stops. If police are directing traffic at those intersections, please follow their directions.
Please remember to limit access to refrigerators and freezers until the power is restored.