ksal.com

Salina, KS

Now: 49 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 82 °F | Lo: 59 °F

Friday

Hi: 85 °F 

Lo: 62 °F

Saturday

Hi: 78 °F 

Lo: 56 °F

Sunday

Hi: 80 °F 

Lo: 55 °F

Monday

Hi: 80 °F 

Lo: 52 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 78 °F 

Lo: 54 °F

Salinas Womens Cliinic
Paul McCartney

Salina Downtown Power Outage

KSAL Staff - October 14, 2015 10:25 am

A power outage at a downtown power station had a large portion of downtown Salina in the dark Wednesday morning.

Power went out for about 1,600 Westar Energy customers at around 9:25. Westar Energy tells KSAL News that an issue with a power station on Front Street and Iron Avenue caused the outage.

Westar says that the issue was caused by a squirrel that blew a transformer.

Power was off for nearly an hour, before being restored at about 10:20.