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Most residents have power restored in Indiana after Friday storms

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Posted at 10:47 AM, Dec 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-13 07:31:04-05

UPDATE | Power has been restored to most people in Indiana following Friday night's storms and Saturday's high winds.

According to AES Indiana, 65 customers in Indianapolis are without power as of 7:20 a.m. Monday.

Duke Energy, NIPSCO and Indiana Michigan Power have restored power to nearly all customers.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Thousands of Hoosiers woke up without power on Saturday morning after strong storms swept through the state.

High winds caused most of the damage and outages in Indiana from storms that left a devastating path of destruction across multiple states, including Kentucky.

At 10:30 a.m. Saturday, more than 47,000 Hoosiers were without power across the state.

As of 1 p.m. AES reports nearly 12,000 customers without power in the Indianapolis area. Many of those outages have been reported this morning.

Duke Energy is reporting over 15,000 customers without power across the state.

NIPSO reports nearly 7,000 customers without power and Indiana Michigan Power is also reporting over 11,000 customers without power.

Power outages continue to be a threat throughout the day Saturday due to high winds across the state.