Local residents of all ages were grabbing their shovels Wednesday morning after almost a foot of snow fell overnight. Here, 7-year-old twins Levi and Logan Erdman give their parents a hand with snow removal Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. The storm also brought scattered power outages due to heavy snow pulling power lines down or causing trees to fall on them. Numerous people were without electricity for Thanksgiving and into Friday as crews worked to restore power. As of Friday morning, 853 customers in Rhinelander were without power, according to the Wisconsin Public Service website. In Three Lakes, 78 customer were still without power while Tomahawk had 334, Harshaw had 408 and Eagle River had 503 customers affected. A WPS spokesperson said crews have restored power to 56,000 customers in the northern part of the state, with the remaining outages projected to be restored by Friday night. According to the National Weather Service in Green Bay, the Northwoods could see up to 13 additional inches of snow over the weekend.
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