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Power outages continue in Lincoln County

Posted at 1:35 PM, Feb 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-01 15:39:58-05

LIBBY — High winds are continuing to cause power outages in northwest Montana.

Lincoln County Electric Cooperative reports that all of their members are without power.

A tree that fell on a Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) line is being blamed for the outage.

BPA crews are working to repair the problem.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office reported on Saturday morning that US Highway 2 was closed at mile marker 89.

Additionally, power outages were being reported between Libby and Kalispell with multiple lines being reported down.