Three power outages occur in Pullman

Reason behind outages under investigation; first began around 7:30 p.m.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

Pullman residents experienced three power outages during a thunderstorm Saturday evening.

The Avista Outage Map reported three outages in Whitman County, all in Pullman. The first outage began at 7:33 p.m., the second at 8:03 p.m. and the third at 8:45 p.m. 

Fewer than five customers were affected by each of the outages, according to the website. 

The reasons behind the outages are under investigation, according to the website. 

A crew has been assigned to restore the power. The website estimates power will be restored by midnight tomorrow.