Windstorm 2015: Blown away in Mountlake Terrace

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The 4000 block of 237th Place SW. in Mountlake Terrace. (Photos by Amanda Petrowski)

Snohomish County PUD continues to make progress in restoring power to residents in Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood, Edmonds and Woodway. PUD reports that 55,000 households remain without power. Crews will continue work throughout the night.

Many Mountlake Terrace residents are reporting their power has been restored.

Saturday’s peak of 175,000 outages ties a record for most PUD customers without electricity (Inauguration Storm of 1993). This was a severe and highly unusual storm, especially for this time of year. Wind gusts of over 60 mph, combined with the fact that trees still have leaves and have been stressed by the hot, dry summer, created conditions for substantial damage throughout PUD’s service territory.

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Power lines brought down on 237th Place SW by fallen trees pulled and snapped this pole half-a-block away on Cedar Way. All of Cedar Way between 236th and 241 Streets SW have been closed to traffic.
Three houses were damaged by three fallen trees all within a half-block of each other in the 22600 block of 45th Avenue West.
This house and two others were damaged by trees all within a half-block of each other in the 22600 block of 45th Avenue West.
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Firefighters from Snohomish County Fire District Station 17 in Edmonds responded to the 22600 block of 45th Avenue West.
 4900 block of 237th Street SW. The  fallen pole damaged the hood of the car and rolled off.
This fallen pole damaged the hood of the car and rolled off in the 4900 block of 237th Street SW.
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Residents cut up a tree in the 22600 block of 45th Avenue W.
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A house is damaged in the 22600 block of 45th Avenue West.
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Power lines are down on Larch Way, which is closed.

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