Thousands without power due to storms in southeast Wisconsin

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Storms are knocking out power to thousands of people across the area. 

As of 4:30 p.m. nearly 15,000 people are without power in Milwaukee County. There are also outages in Racine, Waukesha, and Sheboygan Counties. 

Flights out of Mitchell Airport are being delayed and canceled due to severe weather. 

We Energies confirms that they are out assessing damage and assembling crews to respond to outages from the storms that caused damage across southeast Wisconsin.

We Energies asks that you stay at least 25-feet away from downed wires. For more information on safety tips, click here.

For a map of power outages, please click here. 

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