According to Minnesota Power, the strong thunderstorms coming through the Twin Ports is causing power outages for thousands of people.

What a time for the first big storm of the summer, huh? The Friday of Grandma's Marathon has brought the thunder in more ways than one. Minnesota Power is reporting that around 5,000 customers are without power caused by the thunderstorms. The Central Hillside area of Duluth is mentioned as being one of the areas that have been hit heavily with outages.

Be sure to check the outage map to see where the outages are occurring.