A thunder and lightning storm hit Puget Sound and knocked out power for many.

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Thunder and lightning struck throughout the Puget Sound region around noon Wednesday.

Scott Thomsen, spokesman for Seattle City Light, said there was an initial surge that threw a breaker and affected just under 5,500 people around noon, but the outage was fixed quickly.

Roughly 320 City Light customers lost power. Puget Sound Energy, meanwhile, reported about 200 customers without power.

The Seahawks moved practice inside after lightning created unsafe conditions at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton.

Defensive lineman Michael Bennett grabbed the mic and told fans to hurry up and leave and for those over 6 feet tall to take cover.

Other than the transformer that blew on Martin Luther King Jr. Way South around 11:40 a.m., Kyle Moore, spokesman for the Seattle Fire Department, said the most significant storm-related issues were a series of elevator rescues in buildings without power in Rainier Valley.

An elderly woman reported being struck by lightning, Moore said, but she probably had been startled and ran into her screen door, medics said after they found no entry or exit wounds.

Seattle Parks and Recreation closed pools for the day but said they would reopen Thursday.