As crews continue to restore power to residents throughout southern Minnesota, Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services is reporting there are still around 500 poles either broken or on the ground.
More than 3,700 customers were still without power as of 9:30 a.m.
“Restoral efforts are more time consuming due to the widespread power outages across our entire service territory and the challenging weather again today. Additional crews and equipment have been called to help with the restoral process.”
You can follow the outages in Freeborn and Mower counties here.
MORE STORM COVERAGE
24 hours later, thousands still without power - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/After-24-hours-thousands-in-north-Iowa-southern-Minnesota-still-without-power-508481891.html
500 poles on ground in Freeborn, Mower Counties - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/500-poles-either-broken-or-on-the-ground-in-Freeborn-Mower-counties-508489971.html
Warming center open in many north Iowa counties - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/Warming-centers-opened-in-north-Iowa-due-to-power-outages-508489051.html
Power could be out until Monday in some parts of southern Minnesota - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/Thousands-without-power-in-Freeborn-Mower-Counties-as-storm-whips-through-area-508429621.html
Photos and videos from the April storm - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/Damage-done-Viewer-submitted-photos-from-Thursdays-storm-508439331.html
Outages affected more than 9,000 in north Iowa - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/Many-north-Iowa-counties-dealing-with-power-outages-Thursday-morning-508425341.html
Some north Iowa schools had to get creative due to power outage - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/Students-stay-in-school-during-power-outage-508466751.html
Roof ripped off Britt building sounded like ‘trucks colliding’ - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/Roof-ripped-off-Britt-building-during--508438621.html
Canopy collapse closes Winnebago Co. gas station - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/Canopy-collapse--508441071.html
Mower County under a state of emergency - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/Mower-County-under-a-State-of-Emergency-508464651.html
Dodge County declares a state of emergency - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/State-of-Emergency-declared-in-Dodge-County-508458261.html
Rest stops on I-90 near Rochester closed due to outage - https://www.kimt.com/content/news/I-90-rest-areas-closed-near-Rochester-508441001.html