The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a wind advisory for Western Washington, including Seattle and surrounding areas until 9 p.m. Tuesday.
SEATTLE (AP) — Officials say more than 75,000 customers around western Washington were without power and flights were grounded briefly at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to blustery, rainy weather.
The National Weather Service in Seattle had issued a wind advisory for western Washington and surrounding areas until 9 p.m. Tuesday. Wind gusts around 60 mph were reported in some areas.
Puget Sound Energy reported about 60,000 customers without power at 6 p.m. Tuesday. In their coverage area, they say Kitsap County sustained the most damage. Fire officials in the town of Poulsbo, in Kitsap County, say a woman was taken to a hospital with serious injuries and the rest of her family was displaced after a tree slammed into their home.
Seattle City Light reported nearly 4,000 customers affected by outages. Snohomish County Public Utility District said about 15,000 customers lacked power.
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