ABERDEEN, Wash. –
Grays Harbor PUD crews are continuing to work to restore power to areas of west Grays Harbor County hit by high winds yesterday evening. Crews responding to outages are finding broken poles, power lines down in areas, and trees through power lines. Following is the latest on the storm recovery effort:
Northwest part of the District north of Hoquiam: Grays Harbor PUD has restored power to approximately 879 customers in the Copalis Crossing area. The PUD will be working to restore power to the Moclips area with the next hour. The PUD will then continue to work to restore power to the remaining customers in the northern part of the District. A total of approximately 3565 customers were impacted by the power outage caused by high winds yesterday evening.
Ocean Shores: Crews are still working to restore power to approximately 3899 customers in Ocean Shores. The estimated time for restoration of power is about noon today.
North Aberdeen, Wishkah, Arnold Hill, East Aberdeen areas: Outage is impacting approximately 1886 customers. The outage occurred just before 9pm. There are a large number of power lines down in the area. The PUD will be patrolling a transmission line serving the area that runs cross-country this morning after daylight to inspect the line for damage. No estimated time yet for restoration of power.
Grays Harbor City west of Hoquiam: Approximately 200 customers impacted. Outage occurred at about 9pm. Cause of the outage is a downed power line. Estimated time for restoration is noon today.