(Valley News Live) The Wednesday morning storm has caused numerous power outages in the area, impacting thousands of electrical customers.
As of 1:15 a.m., Xcel Energy's outage maps shows 2,739 customers affected in Fargo, Moorhead, Dilworth, Sabin, Barnesville, Comstock, Baker, and Wolverton.
Power went out around 12:30 a.m. and is expected to be back on around 4 a.m.
Xcel crews are also working on outages in Buxton, Reynolds and Thompson, ND, that left a total of 1,620 customers in the dark.
Cass County Electric is also reporting about 400 customers without power in a stretch from Valley City to the Gwinner, ND, area.
There are also reports of power out in the Detroit Lakes and Fergus Falls areas.