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Snow and ice have continue to creates hazardous road conditions and power outages throughout Marion County and across the state.
Several tree limbs have fallen into roadways, and in some cases on vehicles and homes.
Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly said Wednesday morning that it may be 4 to 5 days before power is restored.
According to a recording on Kentucky Utilities media line, 125,000 KU customers are without power across the state. A majority of those outages are in western Kentucky.
Attempts to reach Inter-County Energy Cooperative were unsuccessful.
The police department reminded residents that they can report power outages directly to Kentucky Utilities (in Lebanon) or Inter-Country Energy Cooperative (in the rest of the county).
KU can be reached at (800) 981-0600. Inter-County Energy can be reached at (270) 692-3761 or (888) 266-7322.
The National Weather Service was forecasting a mix of sleet and snow in the area. As a result of a strong low pressure system moving across the area, one to three inches of sleet and snow were possible Tuesday afternoon. Freezing rain is also possible, as well as an inch of light snow Wednesday morning.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are plowing and treating roads across the state. For information on major roadways, visit http://511.ky.gov or call 511. State road conditions descriptions are:
Wet pavement - Ice could form as temperatures drop.
Partly covered - Markings may be obscured by snow, slush or ice.
Mostly covered by snow, slush or ice.
Completely covered by snow, slush or ice.
Impassable - Conditions unsuitable for all but emergency travel. Drivers are reminded that bridges and overpasses are typically the most treacherous parts of roadways. Motorists should use extreme caution when traveling during this winter weather