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UPDATE: Power restored to thousands, hundreds still without power

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Severe weather rolled through our area Thursday morning and brought with it plenty of rain, lightening, and thunder.

Even when it wasn't pouring rain – the sky was putting on a show.

Thousands are still without power in central and northern Wisconsin because of downed power lines. Wisconsin Public Service Community Relations Leader Leah Van Zile reported that all available crews have been sent to restore power.

Here are the latest figures according to WPS:

  • Eagle River: 141 customers affected
  • Merrill: 36 customers affected
  • Rhinelander: 432 customers affected
  • Tomahawk: 99 customers affected
  • Wabeno: 2 customers affected
  • Wausau: 7 customers affected
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