High winds to blame for hundreds without power in Shawnee County


Nearly 600 Westar Energy customers were without power on Wednesday night. The company says high winds are to blame for the outage.

The largest area impacted by the outage in Shawnee County was in south Topeka just north of I-470.

Westar said it had crews working on getting the power restored as soon as possible.

As of 9:00pm Wednesday, power was restored to most Westar customers.





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