Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) reports more
than 40 separate outages affecting about 3,400 electric customers as of
5:30 a.m. 

Areas of our service territory with the most damage and impacted customers

   The West Towne area;
   The Schroeder Rd. area; and
   The Isthmus area

The majority of outages are the result of heavy winds and lightning.

MGE will assemble crews and begin damage assessment at daybreak.

Due to the number of incidents and the size of the overall outage, MGE has
suspended its estimated time of restoration feature on its online outage
map at until damage assessment is completed later this

Customers who have not yet reported a loss of power should call MGE at
252-7111 to report an outage.

Never approach a downed power line or anything that comes in contact with
it. Always presume a power line is energized and extremely dangerous.
Report downed lines at 252-7111.

The storms also resulted in some damage to MGE’s gas system in the Verona
area.  If you smell a strong, persistent natural gas odor, do not touch
anything electrical and leave the home or building immediately.  

Call MGE from somewhere else, away from the gas odor at 252-1111.

MGE will provide another update on our outage restoration before noon.”