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Puget Sound Energy reported that about 2,600 Anacortes customers lost electricity at around 3:45 Saturday afternoon due to a downed power line in the downtown area. Power was restored to about 2,500 customers an hour later.

As of 11 pm, nearly 800 customers near 30th St and R Ave were without lights. PSE reported that another 77 customers around 10th St and N Ave. were still without lights as of 11 pm Saturday night. And, another 200-plus customers were without lights around Gibraltar Road on south Fidalgo Island.

The weather service was forecasting high winds overnight from the wind and west to southwest at 20 to 35 mph with gusts to 50 mph. They predicted winds would ease by sunrise,

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

5,075 Confirmed Skagit Cases
430-439 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

326 Hospitalizations
72 Deaths
49,057 Fully Vaccinated
59,732 Initial Doses Given


389,882 Confirmed Cases Statewide
23,187 Hospitalizations

5,622 Deaths Statewide
2,757,234 Fully Vaccinated
3,562,750 Initial Doses Given

Updated 7 pm, May 15, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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