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Outage knocks out power to more than 23,000 We Energies customers

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Outage knocks out power to more than 23,000 We Energies customers

By Jodi Becker with Jay Sorgi. CREATED Jun 12, 2013 - UPDATED: Jun 13, 2013

MILWAUKEE - About 23,000 We Energies customers lost power at some point during this storm.

Communities like Brookfield, Elm Grove and Wauwatosa as well as the north side of Milwaukee were all hit hard.  

As of 8:14 a.m., 600 customers had to deal with outages.

Spokesman Brian Manthey said those customers should be back online by this afternoon at the latest.

Manthey says the main problems during this storm included lightning strikes and downed wires.