INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's major electric utilities are reporting more
than 40,000 power outages around the state while temperatures plunge below
The largest number of outages was in Indianapolis, where nearly 27,000 homes
and businesses were reported without electricity Monday morning. A couple
thousand outages each were reported in the Terre Haute area and central
Indiana's Tipton County.
Sunday's heavy snowfall and strong winds gusting to 35 mph at times have
caused many tree limbs to come down on power lines.
Utility officials say crews are working as quickly as possible to make
Numerous shelters have been opened around the state to assist those without
power or stranded travelers.