MISSOULA — (UPDATE: 11/5/20, 3:25 PM): The Northwestern Energy power outage map is showing that the power outage is resolved.
The cause of the power outage is still unknown. KPAX-TV is still not fully back on the air. We are working to get everything rebooted and back up as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.
(ORIGINAL: 11/5/20, 2:20 PM): An afternoon power outage in Missoula on Thursday has affected both Sentinel High School and KPAX-TV.
KPAX is currently off air due to the power outage.
Northwestern Energy's outage map shows just a pair of locations without power currently. According to Northwestern Energy public information officer Jo Dee Black, the outage is affecting about 80 customers. She added that the outage viewer shows power should be restored by 3:30 p.m. The cause of the outage is unknown.
We will update this as more information becomes available.