Weekend Power Outage In West Amarillo
Saturday afternoon saw a power outage in West Amarillo.
Power in the west Amarillo area went out around 1:30pm. Xcel Energy says around 2,800 customers were affected. Power was restored shortly after 2pm.
The outage is blamed on a bird landing on a power transformer at an Xcel substation.
Westgate Mall was without power as well as traffic lights at SW 34th and Soncy and South Coulter and I-40.