Storm leaves thousands without power


July 28, 2021

Tom LaVenture / Daily Globe

A Monday night storm caused this tree to fall over Pewabic Street in Ironwood. The street is currently unpaved as a reconstruction project is in process.


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IRONWOOD - The region is cleaning from a thunderstorm that rolled through Monday evening, leaving a string of fallen trees and power lines that left thousands without power, most temporarily and others for an entire day.

There were 26,000 customers impacted in Gogebic County and Iron County, Wisconsin, according to Christine Ouellette, senior media relations representative for the Michigan and Wisconsin office of Xcel Energy Inc. Approximately 10,000 customers experienced a momentary outage, while another 16,000 had a sustained outage.

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