POWER RESTORED: Outage Reported Sunday

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Some people in the Des Moines metro had to face the cold without power on Sunday.

At 5:30 p.m., around 4,800 customers lost power in Grimes, Johnston, and Urbandale.

Officials say wind blew debris into a transformer at a substation in Johnston causing the power outage. Power came back on at around 7:00 p.m.

Around 9:00 p.m., power went out again — this time knocking out electricity for nearly 7,400 customers. The power is back on for those customers.

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