Knoxville Utilities Board workers responding to power outages in South Knoxville early on July 2nd, 2012. (WVLT)
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Power outages across Knox County and surrounding areas left thousands without power Monday morning.
At 5 a.m., the Knoxville Utilities Board reported just under 16,000, but that number reduced to 416 at 6 a.m.
The majority of the power outages were in South Knoxville, with 1345 customers without power at 5 a.m.
Temperatures could reach as high as 98 degrees on Monday.
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