Storm leaves power outages in south Washington County
Some south Washington County homes were without power following a thunderstorm early Friday morning.
Xcel Energy reported 500 outages in an area that included Cottage Grove, Hastings and Afton. That outage was reported shortly after 3 a.m., as a thunderstorm with strong winds rolled through the area.
More than 75 outages also were reported after 4 a.m. in St. Paul Park, according to Xcel Energy. A large section of central Woodbury also was without power.