UPDATE: Power restored; underground cable to blame
Posted By: KLKN Newsroom
UPDATE: LES says power was restored at around 12:10 p.m. A bad underground cable was to blame for the outage.
Lincoln Electric System reports a power outage that includes parts of downtown. LES spokeswoman Kelly Porter says the outage affects customers from 2nd to 17th, A to N streets.
Crews are on their way to restore power. There's no word on what caused the outage. Porter says the power should be back on by 12:30 p.m. or so.