PHOTOS: Severe Thunderstorms Uproot Trees

Large tree branches fell in the driveway of a Forest Lake home. Photo: Courtesy Amber Bement
Large tree branches fell in the driveway of a Forest Lake home.

July 12, 2017 01:24 PM

Severe thunderstorms rolled in early Wednesday morning, uprooting trees across the northeast metro and western Wisconsin.

Xcel Energy reports more than 56,000 people were without power, but by 7:30 a.m. power was restored to 27,000 users.

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