Snow, wind cause thousands to lose power in north county

Snohomish County PUD has no time estimate for restoring power.

Nearly 5,500 people are without power in north Snohomish County and Camano Island, as of 12:30 p.m. Monday. It’s unclear how long the power outage will last.

“Crews are continuing to work safely to restore power throughout the region due to snow and wind,” according to a Snohomish County PUD social media post.

Snohomish County PUD’s power outage map shows the number and location of outages. A spokesperson for PUD could not be reached, but a recorded message said there is no estimate for when power will be restored.

Jarrod Dibble, a spokesperson for the Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management, said PUD has not contacted the department about safety concerns. Dibble did not have additional information about what caused the outage.

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