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Thousands still without power across SE Wisconsin due to heavy winds

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Posted at 7:59 AM, Oct 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-25 19:18:06-04

Thousands of people across southeastern Wisconsin are still without power after strong winds blew through the area overnight.

Those winds persisted into the morning. A wind advisory has been in place for Ozaukee, Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha Counties until 7 p.m. Wind gusts reached up to 45 miles per hour.

According to the We Energies power outage map, there were about 4,269 homes without electricity just before 8 a.m. By 6 p.m., the number of homes without electricity dropped to about 3,723.

Winds are expected to lighten through the night, but it will remain breezy.

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