Power out in Silver Lake – WIBW

SILVER LAKE, Kan. (WIBW) – Power was back on early Thursday in Silver Lake after an outage caused by a blown transformer, authorities said.

The outage was reported at 4:55 a.m. and was affecting 606 Evergy power customers.

Officials said Evergy crews were on the scene and were working on making repairs as of 5:15 a.m.

According to the Evergy outage website, power had been restored as of 6:30 a.m.

Strong winds and rain were being reported in the Topeka area early Thursday, though it wasn’t known if the weather conditions contributed to the blown transformer.

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