FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: According to Southwestern Electric Power Company, power outages in the Fayetteville area have been restored. The outages affected multiple areas throughout the city and affected traffic signals.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Just before 5 p.m. on June 7, the Fayetteville Police Department reported that multiple power outages in the city are affecting traffic signals and causing potential hazards.

The department stated that power is expected to be restored at around 8 p.m. tonight. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and to expect traffic delays.