Planned outage in Tokeland next week

The Grays Harbor PUD plans to conduct a planned power outage affecting about 350 customers in the Tokeland area beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13.

The outage will affect customers south and east of Chief Lighthouse Charley’s at 4020 State Route 105. It is expected to last 8 hours or less. The purpose for the outage is to switch over service to newly installed equipment.

Customers in that area are advised to protect sensitive electronic equipment such as computers, televisions, and microwaves by unplugging those items and leaving them disconnected until power is fully restored. In addition, customers are advised that the length of the outage is an estimate and power could be restored at anyt ime.