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Lights back on after thousands lose power in Wednesday storms

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Eau Claire (WQOW)-  A line of thunderstorms rolled through the Eau Claire area Wednesday evening, leaving thousands of people in the dark.

Xcel Energy says around 4,000 customers in the Eau Claire area lost power due to lightning strikes. The first were reported just before 5:30 p.m. and Xcel says crews got right to work. Power had been restored to everyone about 40 minutes later.


 

 

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