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Power Back On for Most Customers

(Merrillville, IN) - NIPSCO continues to work around the clock to restore power from the weekend ice storm that resulted in a total of 73,000 outages across NIPSCO's service area.


The utility at 5 a.m reported 375 outages remaining in the La Porte service area then at 9 a.m. customers without service was down to 271.  According to NIPSCO's website, they were expecting to have all La Porte outages restored by Midnight on Tuesday.  There were nearly 10,000 outages in La Porte at the peak of the outages.


NIPSCO reported just over 300 outages still in Westville at 5 a.m. this morning then at 9 a.m. the numbers of customers without service in Westville was 171. NIPSCO also reported just scattered outages throughout the remainder of La Porte County. 


According to NIPSCO, there were over 1,800 customers still without power this morning

throughout its service area.

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