During the height of the Friday night and Saturday morning storm that was largely concentrated in the Brainerd area and northwest Wisconsin, Minnesota Power responded to 2,700 customers without power.
Those without power were located throughout the Brainerd, Twin Ports and Iron Range areas, with the largest outages in the areas of Hackensack, Pine River and Park Rapids, according to a news release from Minnesota Power. There were smaller scattered outages in Duluth and surrounding communities.
The National Weather Service has reported the possibility of more severe thunderstorms across portions of northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin late Saturday afternoon and into the evening. Large hail, damaging winds near 70 mph, tornadoes and flash flooding are all possible.
Minnesota Power and Superior Water Light and Power will continue to monitor weather conditions to respond to potential outages during the second storm predicted Saturday.
Between 0.5-2.5 inches of rainfall was recorded Saturday morning in Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin. The highest amounts were recorded in southern Carlton County with 2-2.5 inches while the lowest amounts were recorded in Cook County. The Twin Ports received about 1.5 inches of rain, according to the weather service.