Over 92,000 Americans Experience Power Outages After Severe Storms Hit US - Tracker
© REUTERS / COOPER NEILLChristina Beverly and John Shearon light candles in their home after winter weather caused electricity blackouts and "boil water" notices in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S. February 20, 2021.
© REUTERS / COOPER NEILL
WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) - Severe storms complete with gusty winds caused significant power outages in several US states, the poweroutage.us tracker revealed on Thursday.
As of midday Thursday, more than 92,000 customers have experienced issues with obtaining electricity, while in the morning that number exceeded 120,000.
The state of Wisconsin, where almost 55,000 people still do not have electricity, faced the most severe consequences of the storm.
Nearly 30,000 residents of the states of Michigan and Illinois have experienced outages while the state of Virginia reported almost 8,000 customers do not have electricity.