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UPDATE: Power restored to thousands Sunday after strong wind

Updated: 8:23 p.m. February 24, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- We Energies says power has been restored to more than 20,000 customers. As of 8 p.m. less than 800 customers are without power.

Crews have been battling wind gusts as high as 60 mph, freezing temperatures and in some areas, heavy snow.

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Updated: 6:29 p.m. February 24, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- As of 6 p.m. Sunday evening less than 1,000 customers were without power. Most of the impacted customers are in Milwaukee County.

To see an updated outage map, click here.

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Posted: 4:21 p.m. February 24, 2019

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Thousands have gone without power for part of the day on Sunday. According to We Energies, high wind has caused issues and as of 3 p.m. power had been restored to over 8,500 customers.

Most of the outages have been caused by tree branches touching the power lines.

Over 100 We Energies employees are helping restore power despite dangerous wind gusts as high as 60 mph. 

As of 4 p.m. nearly 4,000 customers are still without power with high concentrations in Kenosha and Ozaukee Counties. 

To report an outage, click here.

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