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Outage Planned for Central Aberdeen Area

Aug 15, 2017

HURON, SD. – August 15, 2017 – NorthWestern Energy has scheduled a power outage for a portion of Aberdeen beginning at 4:00 a.m., on Thursday, August 17, 2017. This outage could last approximately 2 to 3 hours.

The outage will impact customers east and west between 8th Street South to Main Avenue and north and south between Railroad Avenue to 6th Avenue SW.

“This is a circuit that lies within our area of Aberdeen that is being upgraded to a higher voltage, and in order to transition the system to the higher voltage, an outage is necessary.” said Tom Glanzer – Community Relations Manager SD/NE.  “We appreciate the community’s patience while we make these improvements to our system.”

Efforts are being made to contact customers via telephone or in person about the outage.

NorthWestern Energy apologizes for any inconvenience this planned outage may cause.  For any questions or concerns, please call our Customer Contact Center at (800) 245-6977.

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