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Stormy Weather

Good evening everyone. This is Cynthia Arceneaux from the KPLC Newsroom. The severe thunderstorms that rolled through the Lake area tonight, are long gone... and are now pushing to the east. But the damage that it left behind will have many residents cleaning up tomorrow morning. There are still thousands of Lake Area residents without power. At last check, Entergy reported to 7news that 5400 customers were without power. Several trees were uprooted, with a couple of homes in Lake Charles having trees toppled onto them. Be sure and tune into 7news Sunrise from 4:30 to 7:00 for the latest. Have a good night.

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