Power outages in the Huron and Mitchell areas

UPDATE Northwestern Energy reports power outages in the Huron and Mitchell areas after a storm with strong winds passed through the area around 6:30 this evening.

Residents affected in Huron are expected to be without power through the night.

Power is expected to be restored tomorrow for Huron.

Northwestern Energy says they are aware of affected areas and are working to restore power.

Northwester Energy estimates 1,200 people in the Huron area are out of power and 700 near Mitchell.

Residents in these areas are encouraged to check their sump pumps and have a emergency generator ready.