UPDATE: Power mostly restore after outage in central Sioux Falls

Power has been restored for all but a handful of people following a large outage in central Sioux Falls.

As of 11:50 a.m Thursday., the Xcel Energy outage map shows only 25 people still without power in the Sioux Falls area.

Earlier in the morning, as many as 4,000 people were without power, according to Xcel Energy.

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Original story:

Thousands of people are without power after an outage in Sioux Falls Thursday morning.

According to Xcel Energy's outage map, around 3,000 customers in central Sioux Falls are without power.

The main outage began shortly after 10:00 a.m. Xcel expects power to be restored by 1:15 p.m.