(WFRV) – Two days after severe weather hit northeast Wisconsin, tens of thousands of people across multiple counties are still without power.
On Wednesday evening, severe weather rolled through northeast Wisconsin and left massive amounts of property damage as well as power outages. Multiple tornadoes have been confirmed across the state.
According to WPS’s outage map over 10,000 customers in Brown County are affected by outages. Matt Cullen, the Senior Communications Specialist with WPS, reported WE Energies and WPS crews have restored power to more than 73,000 customers. He said the storms knocked out power to nearly 160,000 WE Energies and WPS customers across Wisconsin.
WE Energies outage map shows over 14,000 customers without service in Outagamie County.
Customers also are reminded to report outages using the WPS app, at wisconsinpublicservice.com or by calling 800-450-7240.
Brown County Emergency Management tweeted that the estimated time of restoration for Brown County is 2 p.m. on June 18. 4 p.m. on June 19 is the estimated time for WE Energies.
Local 5 will continue to update this story.