UPDATE: Power has been restored to most customers in Idaho Falls area

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A branch fell on a power line on South Boulevard | Myles Primm, EastIdahoNews.com

UPDATE

Power has been restored to all but 200 customers in Shelley and Ucon as of 12:45 p.m. Friday.

ORIGINAL STORY

IDAHO FALLS — Strong winds are causing small outages throughout the Idaho Falls area.

A fallen branch on South Boulevard caused about 1,500 Idaho Falls Power customers to be without power for just under an hour Friday morning.

About 1,700 Rocky Mountain Power customers are still without power as of noon Friday in Idaho Falls, Ammon, Ucon, Shelley and Roberts.

Estimated restoration on those outages is about 2 p.m., according to RMP officials.

If you are experiencing an outage contact Idaho Falls Power at www.ifpower.org or (208) 612-8436 or Rocky Mountain Power at (877) 508-5088.

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