Thunderstorms moved across Western Washington causing the Husky football to be delayed and even forced the Washington State Fair to shut down early.
Here's a live look at the KIRO 7 StormTracker:
Below are links to outages in Western Washington:
Timeline of some events during a storm that moved across Western Washington:
10:23 p.m.: Bellingham tweeted that outages have made many signal lights inoperable and drivers should treat all lights as four-way stops.
10:06 p.m.: Seattle City Light said there are 113 outages and 5,355 customers are affected.
9:25 p.m.: Puget Sound Energy: A total of 16,086 customers have been affected by the storms but only 80 outages reported.
9:18 p.m.: Approximate lightning strike count for Western Washington over the past 3 and a half hours - 1,250, according to the National Weather Service in Seattle.
9:11 p.m.: Kent police tweet some roads are blocked off due to flooding.
9:10 p.m.: the University of Washington Athletics suspends transportation services on Metro Husky shuttle buses from stadium.
9:04 p.m.: Tacoma Public Utilities said 4,000 customers were without power and the Hilltop Substation was damaged by a direct Lightning strike.
8:56 p.m.: Washington State Fair tweets: Update: Due to severe weather conditions the Washington State Fair is closing early tonight. (Sept. 7, 2019) Anyone currently sheltered in place, may safely exit The Fair. We anticipate an on-time opening tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m.
8:49 p.m.: SDOT said water was pooling on EB and WB lanes just west of the NE Northgate Way and First Ave. NE intersection. Drivers were warned to use alternate routes.
8:15 p.m.: Tacoma Public Utilities: Over 12k customers are currently without power. We currently do not have an estimated time for restoration.
7:56 p.m.: Washington Football tweets: We are delayed due to extreme weather
7:40 p.m: Washington State Fair tweets: Weather storms ask attendees to shelter in place inside a building. All rides and entertainment closed until further notice.
Here's Raw video taken of the storm that moved through Western Washington:
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