Update (WQOW) – Many of the power outages have been resolved, according to Xcel Energy’s outage map.
To check the status of your outage, click here.
Eau Claire (WQOW) – As of about 5 p.m., Xcel Energy reports nearly 3,500 people are without power.
The Xcel Energy outage map shows there are nine different outages. The largest outage, impacting people near UW-Eau Claire, is impacting about 3,000 customers. Xcel officials estimate power will be restored there at about 5:45. In other areas of the outage, they expect power to be restored after 7 p.m. Thursday.
Click here for the Xcel Energy outage map.