The third widespread power outage in the past two weeks hit Newtown and the surrounding area Wednesday. According to PECO's outage map, more than 2,500 customers in Newtown Township were without power as of 7:30 p.m. More than 1,000 residents in Wrightstown and 450 in Northampton were without power. As of 8:30 p.m. PECO announced all but 179 customers in Newtown Township had power back. On Tuesday, more than 5,000 PECO customers in central Bucks County were briefly without power around 12:30 p.m. Last Monday, more than 31,000 PECO customers in central Bucks County were without power for a period of time Monday. Check back to Patch for updates.