MISSOULA, MT — Update: NorthWestern Energy sent out an alert at 10:21 a.m. that the power "outage has been repaired."
Over 3,500 people experienced a NorthWestern Energy power outage near Russel Street and the Bitterroot Branch around 9:29 a.m.
Missoula County Public Schools say its administrative campus as well as Lewis and Clark, Washington and Sentinel schools are experiencing power outages. MCPS says expect power to be restored around 11 a.m. and that the school day won't be affected.
A NorthWestern Energy alert said power was expected to be restored by 11:15 a.m.
To view the NorthWestern Energy outage map, click here.