Power outages in area
Storms with heavy rain and lightning have been moving through the Wisconsin Public Service service area. As of 9:15 a.m., there are about 6,500 customers without power in just over 60 separate outages. The Rhinelander/Eagle River/Tomahawk area is hardest hit with about 4,700 customers out in just over 20 outages. There is no estimate of restoration times yet. Crews are out and working.
Follow restoration efforts at: http://www.wisconsinpublicservice.com/outagesummary/view/outagegrid.aspx
As always, customers are asked not to approach downed power lines.