We Energies reports thousands without power in southeast Wisconsin as storm passes through

SOUTHEAST Wis. (CBS 58) -- We Energies is reporting that roughly 9,000 customers are without power right now.

According to We Energies, a storm with lightning and heavy rain is currently passing through Southeast Wisconsin and Fox Valley which is causing an increase in power outages.

According to the We Energies outage map, there are over 8,000 customers without power in Milwaukee County currently. 

We Energies says they are working to make areas safe and clear of debris as they continue to restore power to their customers.

We Energies asks that people stay at least 25-feet away from downed wires and to report outages online or by calling 800-662-4797.

CBS 58 News has reached out to We Energies for an estimated time of power restoral but has not heard back.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

To check the We Energies outage map, click here

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