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Thousands without power across Western Montana Tuesday night

High Wind Warnings and Wind Advisories remain in effect into Wednesday morning
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Posted at 8:50 PM, Oct 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-13 22:50:53-04

MISSOULA — High Wind Warnings and Wind Advisories remain in effect for most of Western Montana Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

As high wind started howling across the area early Tuesday evening, power outages started being reported.

According to the Northwest Energy, thousands were without power in the Missoula and Bitterroot valley.
You can view Northwest Energy outages here.

Ravalli Electric Coop was also reporting outages earlier this evening throughout the Bitterroot Valley.
You can view outages here.

A larger outage affecting more than 500 people was reported just to the west of Kalispell by Flathead Electiric Coop Tuesday night.
Current outages are listed here.