Severe weather: We Energies restores power for 40K+

Storms knocked out power to thousands of people overnight. We Energies, as of about 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 29 stated more than 40,000 customers have has power restored.

Crews encountered significant damage, including broken power poles, downed power lines and trees fallen onto electric equipment, the utility said.

For current outage information, please visit the We Energies outage map. Is your power out, or have you spotted a downed wire? We Energies officials ask that you call (800) 662-4797. Do not assume We Energies know about your outage, officials say.

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Throughout the day and across the state, utility crews worked to restore service to thousands of power customers. Electricity was knocked out to about 90,000 customers across Wisconsin, according to the tracking website PowerOutage, US.

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