Strong storms knock out power to 40K in northern, central Wisconsin

Power outage in Smith County affects over 1000 customers
Power outage in Smith County affects over 1000 customers(
Published: Jul. 27, 2021 at 3:01 AM CDT
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RHINELANDER, Wis. (AP/WSAW) - Strong storms moving through northern Wisconsin have left more than 40,000 Wisconsin Public Service customers without power. According to the Wisconsin Public Service power outage map, the areas hit the hardest include Vilas, Oneida, Lincoln and Langlade counties.

As of 9 a.m. Tuesday, the largest outage affected Three Lakes. More than 2,200 customers were without service.

Crews are working to restore service to impacted homes and businesses.

CLICK HERE to view the latest WPS power outages.

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