UPDATE – As of 11pm, almost all the power has been fully restored in the North Peace after Sunday’s wind storm. Residents in the South Peace are not as lucky as BC Hydro now says power won’t be fully restored until Tuesday. Over 380 customers lost power on Sunday, should have their power restored by 10am Tuesday.
Over 400 customers are still without power as BC Hydro continues to clean up after Sunday’s wind storm.
As of 7:30am Monday, there are close to 400 customers that have been without power since Sunday. All of the outages were caused by the high winds that swept through the region.
At this time, Hydro says power should be restored to all those affected by 4pm Monday. In the Dawson Creek area, there are close to 800 customers without power. Hydro expects power to be fully restored by 4pm. For a full list of outages and specific information about an outage, visit www.bchydro.com/outages
Environment Canada says the wind topped out at 78km per hour. Energeticcity.ca has received various reports of fallen trees and other small amounts of damage.
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