About the same time, there was a report that a large sheet of plastic had blown into power lines causing sparking and arcing.
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Over 13,000 reported without power throughout all of the Puget Sound area.
Sudden gusts of wind were reported along with heavy rains as the weather system swept past on an east-northeast path just before and after 7am.
Over 17,600 PSE customer addresses were without power as of 7:40pm.
A Wind Advisory remains in effect through Friday morning.
Those without power may be waiting a while for repairs to restore power.
The outage could last up to 5 hours PSE warns.
The outage began at 6:30am according to PSE.
Tire tracks leading to the pickup showed it drifted off the side of the road and struck a power pole before descending down the slope into bushes.