Archive for Monday, September 26, 2011

Power restored to most Westar Energy customers

September 26, 2011, 1:18 p.m. Updated September 26, 2011, 3:09 p.m.


3 p.m.

Power has been restored to all but two Westar Energy customers, according to the Westar Energy outage map.

2 p.m.

Power outages in the area are down to 324 customers without power, according to Westar Energy's outage map.

1:30 p.m.

More than 1,000 Lawrence Westar Energy customers are without power as of 1:15 p.m., according to Westar Energy's outage map.

The outages are clustered in north Lawrence, just past the Kansas River. The outage map also indicated about 600 outages northwest of Lawrence in Leavenworth County, affecting Linwood.

Erin La Row, Westar Energy Spokeswoman, said the outage started about 12:40 p.m. when an equipment failure caused problems with a breaker. La Row said they expect to have power restored by 2:15 p.m.

Check for updates as they become available.


crispysyn 4 years ago

Isn't Linwood northeast of Lawrence?

jackpot 4 years ago

It's the other Northwest. But Leavenworth County on my map looks like Northeast to me.

RoeDapple 4 years ago

I never miss. Shooting glass insulators TOB?


fivedollarmc 4 years ago

How many power outages is that this year?

tolawdjk 4 years ago

Squirrel, bird, or snake? Which one is up for the excuse this week?

tolawdjk 4 years ago

"It smells worse than when that racoon got in the copy machine!"

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