Storm causes homes to lose power across South End

  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:00am
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High winds caused trees to fall Tuesday morning, taking down power lines and causing South Whidbey residents to lose power.

According to data from the Puget Sound Energy outage map, at least 100 customers lost power by 10 a.m. Tuesday. Visit https://pse.com/accountsandservices/ServiceAlert/Pages/Outage-Map.aspx#! for outage updates in the area.

Outages affected residents in the Useless Bay area of Freeland, near South Whidbey High School in Langley and a small number of customers across Clinton, according to the outage map. Most of the areas were expected to have power restored by Tuesday afternoon.

The storm is expected to continue for a few days; rainfall is forecast for the rest of the week. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a high wind watch from this morning to 9 p.m. tonight.

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