More than 25,000 still without power from windstorm as Seahawks played Green Bay


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SEATTLE — More than 25,000 electricity customers in Western Washington were still without power by halftime of the Seahawks-Packers game.

A windstorm left more than 65,000 people without power on Sunday morning throughout the region.

Power companies were able to keep its promise to 40,000 Seahawks fans, who did get their power back in time to watch the football game.

KOMO-TV reports ( ) wind gusts reached more than 40 mph Saturday night, with a 59 mph gust reported at Seattle Tacoma International Airport.

The winds toppled trees and took down power lines.

Puget Sound Energy reported 33,000 without power at some point after the storm. Another 15,000 Snohomish PUD customers lost power, about 12,000 Seattle City Light customers were in the dark and so were about 6,600 Peninsula Light customers.

Information from: KOMO-TV,

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