The Grays Harbor Public Utility District is notifying customers in North Grays Harbor County of a planned power outage beginning at 7:00 AM on June 14, 2016. The outage is expected to last until roughly 6:00 PM and will impact nearly 850 customers.
The outage will impact all customers north of Axford Prairie including Neilton, Lake Quinault, Amanda Park, Queets and Kalaloch In the days leading up to the event, all impacted customers will receive written and telephone messages from the PUD notifying them of the upcoming outage.
During the outage, PUD crews replace multiple transmission poles and switches, two underground switching cabinets and perform maintenance work on multiple area substations.
In preparation for this outage, customers are advised to take precautions with any electronic equipment such as computers, televisions, and microwaves by unplugging those items. You should leave them disconnected until after the power has been fully restored.
The outage time of 11 hours is only an estimate and power could be restored at any time as work is completed. Therefore, it is not safe to do electrical work or repairs during that period of time.