Power restored to thousands in Parma, Nyssa area

PARMA, Idaho (KBOI) - The power is back on in the western part of the valley.

Idaho Power says electricity has been restored in the Parma and Nyssa areas. Officials say snow and extreme cold temperatures are to blame.

The power outage caused the Parma and Notus School Districts to cancel school. About 2,500 customers were affected for several hours.