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Power restored to most Wichita customers

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Published: May. 9, 2022 at 4:58 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: As of 5:55 p.m. on Monday, less than 100 customers are without power in Wichita, according to the Evergy outage map.

Earlier in the day, thousands lost power. The energy company said it was having trouble at one of its substations and working to switch the load to other sites to get the power back on.

Nearly 4,000 Evergy customers are without power on this hot and muggy afternoon.

According to the energy provider’s outage map, one area impacted runs from 13th Street N. to 25th Street N. and from Amidon to I-135. The other is located in the Schweiter neighborhood, between Lincoln and Harry, from I-135 to George Washington Boulevard.

A spokesperson for Evergy says the company is currently having trouble at one of its substations, and crews are currently in the process of switching the load to other sites to restore power.

Power was knocked out to about 4,000 Evergy customers in north Wichita on Monday, May 9, 2022.
Power was knocked out to about 4,000 Evergy customers in north Wichita on Monday, May 9, 2022.(Evergy)

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