Storms Left Thousands Without Power
Some 80 thousand Twin Cities customers of Xcel Energy were without power at the peak of the severe thunderstorms Saturday night. Several thousand remained without power Sunday morning. The figure was around 22 thousand Sunday and for some 0f those customeres power may not be restored until Monday or Tuesday. Xcel says many of the main power lines were fixed early Sunday but scattered outages throughout the east and west metro will take more time.