Crews Working to Restore Power Update 3 PM

Mason County PUD 3 crews continue to restore power to its customers after an overnight wind storm. The outages began about 1 AM and at the peak, PUD 3 officials reported over 9,700 customers affected. Areas impacted were from Allyn south to the Thurston County Line including areas in Shelton, west to Star Lake and Matlock, and north along U.S Highway 101.

“Extensive tree damage” to power lines on Harstime Island resulted in an outage for all of the island around 10 AM Sunday.

As of 2:15 PM, power was restored to much of the area that gets its electricity from one of the key power lines in the Lynch Road area.

Crews are still working to restore power to Phillips Road, Arcadia Shores and Mill Creek Road.

At last report, there were 862 PUD 3 customers without power.