Wind-toppled trees cut power to thousands


BELLEVUE, Wash. - Seattle City Light says 4,000 are without power in the Discovery Park area, North Queen Anne and Fremont because a tree came down onto a line.  City Light said power should be restored by 5 p.m.


Puget Sound Energy says 7,500 customers are without power in Thurston County.


Wind-toppled trees are to blame for outages in 26 different locations, PSE said.


Outside of Thurston County, around 2,500 customers are without power, including 800 in West Issaquah because of a branch that fell onto a transmission line.


There are also scattered outages in northern King County.

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