Update 11/16/22 7:10 a.m. Rochester Public Utility's outage map no longer shows a power outage in the area of Hwy. 52 and 37th St. Northwest.

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Original Story: Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Thousands of Rochester residents are without power as of Tuesday morning. 

Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) reports over 2,700 customers are in the dark. RPU’s Outage Map shows the power outage is near IBM in the area of Hwy. 52 and 37th St. Northwest. 

Rochester Public Utilities
Rochester Public Utilities

The outage was reported shortly before 11:30 a.m. The most recent update from RPU says crews discovered a burned up arrester while investigating the power lines in the area of the outage. 

Officials say repair work is underway. No timeline has been given for power restoration.

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