Update: Power outages could continue into Friday
Xcel Energy crews expect power outages throughout southeastern Minnesota, including Red Wing, to continue as late as Friday evening.
More than 250,000 Xcel customers have been affected by power outages resulting from Tuesday’s storm, according to a news release. Approximately 2,200 customers in southeastern Minnesota remained without power Thursday morning, July 7. Outages remained around the communities of Red Wing, Greenfield, Mazeppa and Northfield.
The utility company warns additional storms forecasted for Thursday could delay restoration times.