Severe weather knocks out power across central Wisconsin - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: More than 5,000 without power in central Wisconsin


WPS is reporting more than 5,000 customers without power across our viewing area. Officials say strong storms downed trees and power lines. A WPS spokesperson says extra crews have been called in to help restore power.

As of 2:45 p.m. the National Weather Service issued Severe Thunderstorm Watches and Warnings for most of Central Wisconsin.

Most of the watches are in effect until 8:00 P.M. Sunday.

For a list of watches and warnings in your area click here.



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