UPDATE: Thousands without power in central Wisconsin
UNDATED (WAOW) -
The heavy, wet snow is taking a toll on power lines through out the area.
Wisconsin Public Service reports 4784 customers in Antigo are without power as of 3:00 p.m. Meanwhile 318 in Eagle River, 257 in Merrill, 2030 in Rhinelander, 7098 in Stevens Point, 1211 in Wabeno, 3494 in Waupaca and 1855 in Wausau are also without power.
Adams-Columbia Electric Cooperative also reports widespread power outages. 6,000 customers are without power in nine counties including Waushara and Adams Counties.
We Energies reports a handful of outages in Waupaca and Shawano Counties.
Winter weather knocked out power to thousands in central Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Public Service reports that 2621 customers are without power in Stevens Point, 1199 in Wausau, 1344 in Waupaca and 666 in Wabeno.
Meanwhile, WE Energies reports that 168 customers are without power in Waupaca County due to weather.