Just under 800 Xcel Energy customers in Mankato and the surrounding area are without power as a line of thunderstorms rolled through the area just after 6:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Benco Electric Cooperative is also reporting outages in areas that include Madelia, Eagle Lake, Amboy, and Janesville.

Both utilities say they have crews headed to the affected areas and will work to determine the cause and get homes and businesses back online as soon as they can.