The colors are changing, and that means fall weather is here too. Photo taken looking south down Railroad Street in Enumclaw by Alex Bruell.

The colors are changing, and that means fall weather is here too. Photo taken looking south down Railroad Street in Enumclaw by Alex Bruell.

Weekend storm brings scattered outages to Plateau

A few hundred customers were still without power Monday morning, according to Puget Sound Energy.

Powerful wind and rain battered the Plateau this weekend, bringing down trees and causing scattered power outages of which some still remained by Monday.

According to Puget Sound Energy’s (PSE) outage map, several small outages still remained in the Plateau Monday morning.

In Enumclaw, crews were onsite for a power disruption affecting 40 customers caused by vegetation in the area of SE 424th St and SR 169 by 9:20 a.m. with an estimated restoring time of 11 a.m.

East of Krain, another 75 customers were still affected by several outages, though a repair crew was on-site for at least one of them.

In Buckley, crews were still assessing on an outage affecting around 60 power customers in the area of SR 410 and Entwhistle Road E. They’d started by 8:07 a.m. and the restoration time was yet to be determined. (A smaller outage on nearby Hinkleman Road E. was also still being assessed.)

More outages had more than 100 or so customers without power near Wilkeson, South Prairie and west Buckley.

A series of storm systems blew through the West Coast over the last week, with forecasters warning of winds in the Plateau reaching up to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph later in the weekend. A wind advisory, issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), extended from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. last Sunday.

Because strong winds could continue Monday and Tuesday, PSE asked for patience while they work to safely restore power.

For more information, visit the NWS website.

Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 500 words or less.

More in News

King County weather: Dec. 3-5

Here is your King County area weather forecast for Dec. 3-5, 2021.… Continue reading

Keith Wagoner
Senator becomes first GOP candidate for secretary of state

Sen. Keith Wagoner will challenge Democrat Steve Hobbs, who was appointed to the statewide post in November

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
FEMA to send mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit to Western Washington

The mobile site is set to open Dec. 20 in Federal Way; additional locations to come.

Courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Washington health officials discuss response to new COVID variant

Things will be handled with Omicron variant similar to the Delta variant.

File photo
As new COVID-19 variant looms, vaccination disparities linger in King County

County data shows gaps among age, geography and race.

Chad and Jan Martinell are the owners of one of Cole Street’s newest businesses, “The Game Vault.”
Vaulting toward fun

New, big game store brings board games and other hobbies to the heart of Enumclaw.

The Enumclaw School District and its board of directors say they must follow the statewide mask mandate or risk losing three-quarters of its funding. Pictured is a student from Sunrise Elementary. Photo courtesy Enumclaw School District
Parents want local school boards to stand against mask mandate

But any meaningful action would result in major loss of state funding.

Counties certify election results, and Wilkeson, Black Diamond races flip from election night

Krista Farmer won the race for Wilkeson town council by 7 votes.

Most Read