Update: Storms knock out power for over 2,000 LES customers

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News


Update: According to Lincoln Electric Systems twitter account the Leighton area and Waverly area has gotten their power back on, and as of right now only 320 customers don’t have their power on as of right now. 


Over 2,000 Lincoln Electric System customers are waking up without power.

A strong line of storms moved over Lincoln and Lancaster County around 3:30 this morning. The high winds, lightening, and trees falling on power lines has created widespread outages. 

LES says they do have crews out working to restore power to the affected areas.

You can report and outage by calling 1-888-365-2412or on the LES website.