UPDATE | First power outages reported on Bainbridge

The windstorm sweeping through the Seattle area Monday morning has already left hundreds of homes on Bainbridge Island without power.

Across the region, Puget Sound Energy reported more than 15,000 customers had lost electricity by 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13.

The Fort Ward area of Bainbridge Island lost power just after 2 a.m. Monday; PSE reported 111 homes there without electricity.

Another 40 homes in Manzanita were also without power early Monday.

And almost 70 homes in the Tolo area just south of Battle Point were also hit by an outage. Most of those homes also lost power just after 2 a.m.

Other areas with power outages included neighborhoods in Port Madison/Suquamish, Poulsbo, Port Orchard, Bremerton, Silverdale and Kingston.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind warning for much of the Seattle area. Winds of 25 to 40 mph — with gusts up to 60 or 65 mph — are expected.

The wind warning will stay in effect until 9 p.m. Nov. 13.

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