ST. CLOUD - Several hundred Xcel Energy customers in south St. Cloud are without power Tuesday morning. Xcel says about 1,000 of their St. Cloud customers do not have electricity.

Additionally, about two dozen Cold Spring customers and about  35 Sauk Rapids homes are also without power.


The National Weather Service was reporting 30 to 50 mile an hour wind gusts this morning, as a rain system moved through the area.

Stearns County Emergency Management Director Erin Hausauer says her office hasn't heard of any substantial damage Tuesday morning, just some branches down and some debris in the roads.

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