UPDATE: Power to be restored to 95% by Tuesday

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UPDATE: Power to be restored to 95% by Tuesday

WPS says they anticipate power will be restored to 95% of affected customers by the end of the day Tuesday if they are able to receive service.

Officials say some may be unable to receive service due to extensive damage done to their home or property.

As of 4 p.m. Monday afternoon, WPS and We Energies crews have reportedly restored service to more than 230,000 customers in central and eastern Wisconsin.

Crews continue to work around the clock to restore power to all affected.

Local 5 will continue to follow this story.

Power restored to over 180K residents, 60K still without

According to WE Energies and WPS, power has been restored to more than 180,000 residents since Friday.

Over 39,000 WPS and 21,000 We Energies customers remain without power Monday morning in the areas significantly impacted by this weekend’s storms.

Officials have more than 1,000 field and support personnel dedicated to power restoration expect to continue to make significant progress. 

At this time, there is no specific estimate when all customers will have power restored, however, some may be without service for multiple days.

Power still out for many in Northeast Wisconsin

As of 6 a.m. Monday morning, thousands are still in the dark after weekend storms knocked out power throughout the area.

In the Appleton region, over 15,000 We Energies customers are still without. Over 9,000 WPS customers in Brown County are without power Monday morning too.

Crews are working around the clock to get power restored as soon as possible.

ORIGINAL STORY: Over 100K without power as of Sunday evening

WPS and We Energies workers have successfully restored power to more than 150,000 customers since Friday evening.

But as of 9:48 p.m. Sunday around 59,000 WPS customers are still without power.

And 44,000 We Energies customers are also still without power.

WPS and We Energies representatives say they brought in over 200 crews from other states like Indiana to help restore power.

They also say they haven’t seen outages like these in the past 20 years.

WPS also stated that the multiple rounds of storms were so strong they took out power to more than 800,000 utility customers in Michigan.

Governor Tony Evers declared a statewide state of emergency Sunday.

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