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I & M reporting power outage for 1,300-plus Elkhart County residents

Some Elkhart County residents are without power this morning, according to Indiana Michigan Power.

Posted on Feb. 27, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Feb. 27, 2013 at 7:34 a.m.

More than a thousand households are waking up without power in Elkhart County as the snow continues to fall.

Indiana Michigan Power is reporting that 1,368 of its 48,099 customers in the county are without power, as of 7:30 a.m. That’s 2.8 percent of its customers in the county.

Some residents in St. Joseph County are also without power, but the number is closer to 1,000.

The power utility provides service to western Elkhart County. Northern Indiana Public Service Co., which provides power to the rest of Elkhart County, isn’t reporting any outages, according to its website.

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Updated at 7:30 p.m.
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