UPDATE as of 3:30 p.m. The 1100 block of Shaw Road is closed, and crews do not know when it will open.
A tree and power lines fell across cars in a parking lot at the west entrance to Green River Community College in Auburn, according to the school. Classes have been canceled due to a power outage. The Kent and Enumclaw campuses are running as scheduled.
INITIAL POST: This afternoon’s brief storm knocked power out to thousands of homes and businesses in Pierce and King counties.
Puget Sound Energy said a widespread outage was reported about 2 p.m.
It is affecting …