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More than 1,500 lose power overnight

More than 1,000 without power in SE Wisconsin
Posted at 7:05 AM, Dec 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-29 08:05:03-05

UPDATE (6 a.m. Tuesday): The heavy snow and ice is still causing some power outages Tuesday. About 20 homes are still without power. That's down from more than 1,600 overnight.

Check the We Energies' outage map here.

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MILWAUKEE -- More than 1,000 households in southeastern Wisconsin are without power Monday evening after high winds caused power outages, We Energies reported.

As of 9:45 p.m., 1,614 customers were experiencing outages.

The largest outages include Milwaukee County (919 customers are out of service) and Waukesha County (469).

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Most of the larger outages are due to tree contact with power lines, We Energies' outage map says.

Check back often as these numbers may change frequently

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