An estimated 79 customers lost power Wednesday in Mecca.
The Imperial Irrigation District reported the outage on social media at 1 p.m., stating the outage was in the area of northwest Grant Street and Avenue 68.
The outage was caused by windstorms that broke down a pole in the area, officials said.
POWER OUTAGE: We are currently experiencing a power outage affecting 79 customers in Mecca. The area affected is NW of Grant St. & 68th AVE. Cause: Wind storm broken pole. Current estimated restoration time is 2-4 hours. We appreciate your patience.
— IID (@IIDatWork) August 11, 2021
The district reported that power should be back on anywhere from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Anyone with questions about the outage was advised to call the district at 800-303-7756.