Picnic Point is focus of power outages; PUD expects ‘relatively quick fix’
Updated at 8:14 p.m.
Power has been restored to all but 511 of the 3,560 customers affected by Friday night’s power outage in the Picnic Point area, Snohomish County PUD spokesman Mike Thorpe said. Crews “are still working out there” to bring power back to the remaining homes, he added.
Updated at 7:01 p.m.
We just learned from Snohomish County PUD that the power outage is in the Picnic Point area affecting 3,560 customers.
“Crews are on their way out and they expect and hope that it will be a relatively quick fix,” PUD spokesman Mike Thorne said.
A total of 6,800 Snohomish County PUD customers are without power in various areas, but the Edmonds outage is the largest, Thorne said.
If you’re without power Friday evening, the Snohomish County PUD told My Edmonds News that there are several “small outages” in Edmonds neighborhoods, the results of wind gusts and tree branches falling on power lines.
A spokesperson couldn’t immediately confirm the exact neighborhoods where power outages occurred, or when power would be restored, but said he would get back to us within a half hour to provide more details.