Power Restored to Most Northwoods Customers Following Strong Winds

By: Clare Kaley Email
By: Clare Kaley Email

Power has now been restored to thousands of residents in parts of Oneida and Vilas counties after strong winds moved through the area overnight and early Monday morning.

At one point 4,000 were with power. As of 5 p.m. Monday, only 30 WPS customers remained in the dark.

A WPS spokeswoman says workers had to deal with a lot just to get power back on.

"As the winds kicked up late last night into early morning, we saw people losing power. We'd get that back on and then a different area would go out. So the guys have been working throughout the entire north woods,” explained Leah Van Zile from WPS.

Click here to view a list of current outages.

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