Hundreds still without power northwest of Wichita

Nearly 5,000 people are without power from South Point, Ohio to Ashland, Kentucky

SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) Update:

As of 12:10 a.m., 342 customers are without power northwest of Wichita, in the area of 53rd and Arkansas.

Evergy says the estimated time of restoration for those customers is now 2:30 a.m.

We have reached out to the utility company but have yet to hear back on what caused the c

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About 325 people remain without power northwest of Wichita, as of 11:10 p.m. Evergy says the estimated time of restoration for those customers is now 1 a.m.

Power has since been restored in and around Newton and Sedgwick.

No word has been given on what caused the outage.
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Thousands of people are without power northwest of Wichita this evening.

The outage started around 8:25 p.m., according to the Evergy outage map.

The affected areas include west of 53rd St. N. to east of 61st St. N. and Broadway to 55th St. W., and in the towns of Sedgwick County and Bentley.

A spokesperson for Evergy says they don't have a cause on the outage, but power is expected to be restored around 10 p.m.