Numerous Power Outages Caused By Storms

Numerous power outages are being reported across the area as a result of severe storms.

As of 7:30 p.m., Westar Energy was reporting 631 customers in Salina are without power. 413 customers between Brookville and Bavaria are without power. 147 customers near Abilene are also without power.

Westar previously reporting that the towns of Bennington and Tescott completely lost power for about an hour. Power there has since been restored.

Law enforcement is reporting numerous trees and power lines down throughout Salina and across the area.

Power is expected to be fully restored to the effected areas between 8:30 and 9 p.m., according to Westar.

DS&O Rural Electric is also reporting several outages in Saline County.

Updated: May 18, 2017 — 7:46 pm

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