NV Energy reports thousands still without power

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - NV Energy is reporting several power outages across northern Nevada, leaving about 6,000 customers without power as of 2PM Wednesday.

The largest outage is in Lake Tahoe's north shore area, where more than a thousand customers are in the dark. Hundreds more are affected along the Mt. Rose Highway.

The outages are as far south as Minden and Gardnerville.

Estimated time of restoration varies for all outages. The causes are weather-related, with many outages blamed on downed wires or poles.

Click here for the outage map.