A power outage has hit the entire north end of Penticton on Dec. 1. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

A power outage has hit the entire north end of Penticton on Dec. 1. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

Update: Penticton restores power

Power was out for about an hour across the city

Update:2:05 p.m.:

Power has been restored to much of Penticton.

The outage, which began around 1:15 p.m., was over in the downtown core before 2 p.m.

Original Story:

Power is out across the northern part of Penticton including all of the downtown core.

Properties from Riverside Drive, along Wade Avenue, Eckhardt Avenue and north to Upper Bench Road are all without power.

The outage is listed with 1,193 customers currently affected, however there is no cause listed yet.

The City of Penticton is anticipating it could take approximately an hour before power is restored to the north end of the city.

READ MORE: Trees crash onto powerlines and road to Apex from Penticton

Apex Mountain also had a power outage earlier on Dec. 1 due to extreme winds causing trees to fall onto power lines.

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