Xcel Energy Expects Sioux Falls To Be Fully Powered By Saturday
The company says it expects to complete service restoration on Saturday. Some 90,000 customers in Sioux Falls and surrounding communities have been dealing with outages since the storm hit Tuesday. Crews have restored power to about 81,000 of those customers.
More than 420 workers are in the state, with Xcel crews coming in from South Dakota, Minnesota and North Dakota and contractors helping from Iowa and Wisconsin. Additional crews from other utilities in Minnesota, Nebraska and Kansas are also assisting.
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