SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — Northwest Iowa communities are now experiencing power outages.
UPDATE (9:19 p.m.): East River Electric has released a statement on power outages across parts of South Dakota.
They state that as of 9 p.m., 49 East River Electric substations and six municipal customers served by Easter River are out of power. They have crews assessing damage and are working to restore power and structures. They also say that some customers may be without power through the night due to the damage.
The MidAmerican Energy outage map shows the more than 400 without power in the Sheldon, Iowa, area. There are 23 customers affected in the Richland area and more than 60 customers in the Alcester, S.D. area.
Some of the affected ares in South Dakota are having their power restored. as of 6:36 p.m., there are 51 customers without power in Hutchinson, 220 in Turner County, and 30 in Clay County.
Power in the Hartington, Neb. area still shows 482 without power. There are also 700 without power in Creighton.
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There are multiple power outages in multiple Siouxland communities as storms roll through the area.
In Nebraska, the Nebraska Public Power Department outage map shows outages in the communities of Hartington, Norfolk, Tilden, Bloomfield and more. In Hartington, there are 482 customers without power. more than 760 in the area of Tilden to Oakdale, and 660 in Bloomfield.
Meanwhile, Northeast Power shows several outages spread throughout its service area as of 5:10 p.m.
The South Dakota Rural Electic Association shows 431 customers without power in Hutchinson County. In Turner, there are 302 without power. There are also 62 without power in Lincoln County.
Weather hasn’t yet caused many outages in Iowa as of 5:13 p.m.