UPDATE: Power has been restored to Westar customers in the area of West and Central.
Nearly 2,000 Westar customers are without power in Wichita.
The outage is in the area of West and Central. Westar officials say the power should be restored by 8:00 p.m.
There is no word on what the cause of the outage is at this time.
To check Westar’s website for updates on power outages, click here.