Outages leave 2,700 in the dark in Evansville

CenterPoint power outages
CenterPoint power outages(Centerpoint Outage Map)
Published: Aug. 17, 2021 at 9:48 PM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - About 2,700 CenterPoint customers were without power Tuesday night in Evansville.

Shortly after 9:30 p.m. the outage map showed 2,727 customers in the dark in a wide area surrounding Lorraine Park on the east side.

Just a few minutes later, about 400 of those customers were restored.

CenterPoint officials say a tree fell on some wires near a substation.

Around 10:25 p.m. the number of customers without power was down to 638.

CenterPoint officials say all power is expected to be restored by 11:15 p.m.

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