UPDATE (KSNW) — The Evergy website shows that there is only one outage in east Wichita as of 9 a.m. Wednesday. That outage near Central and Webb is affecting about 23 customers.

An Evergy spokesperson says the large outage Tuesday evening was because of a transformer failure.

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Evergy is reporting just over 1,200 customers are without power in east Wichita.

Outages range from East 21st St N to Central Ave and from Oliver to N Rock Rd.

Many traffic lights in the affected area are out.

Map of power outage in east Wichita

Evergy is not aware of what caused the outage.

According to the outage map, the first report of an outage is from 5:09 p.m.

The outage map states Evergy is re-evaluating the situation when it comes to an estimated restoration.

For the latest update, you can check the Evergy outage map here.