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NorthWestern Energy crews working around the clock after South Dakota extreme storms

Date: May 13, 2022

Sioux Falls, S.D. – May 13, 2022 – NorthWestern Energy crews continue to work around the clock to repair damage caused by extreme weather Thursday evening in eastern South Dakota. About 9,500 customers lost power during the storm and service is restored to more than 8,200 of those homes and businesses.

Crews are replacing broken power poles, repairing downed power lines and other damage.

Stay away from all downed and damaged power lines and report them to NorthWestern Energy at 800-245-6977. Look up and look out when cleaning up after this storm for power lines when using ladders and other equipment.

Report outages online at https://www.northwesternenergy.com/customer-service/report-an-outage. The most up-to-date information on outages is available on NorthWestern Energy’s Outage Map at https://www.northwesternenergy.com/outages/outage-map

“All of NorthWestern Energy’s crews are working to restore service to our customers as quickly as safely possible,” said NorthWestern Energy Community Relations Manager Tom Glanzer. “We thank our customers for their assistance in reporting outages and damage, our neighbors for offering much appreciated meals for our crews and South Dakota’s first responders and emergency personnel throughout the state for their service during this deadly storm.”

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About NorthWestern Energy (Nasdaq: NWE)

NorthWestern Corporation, doing business as NorthWestern Energy, provides essential energy infrastructure and valuable services that enrich lives and empower communities while serving as long-term partners to our customers and communities. We are working to deliver safe, reliable, and innovative energy solutions that create value for customers, communities, employees, and investors. This includes bridging our history as a regulated utility safely providing low-cost and reliable service with our future as a globally-aware company offering a broader array of services performed by highly-adaptable and skilled employees. We provide electricity and / or natural gas to approximately 753,600 customers in Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska and Yellowstone National Park. We have provided service in South Dakota and Nebraska since 1923 and in Montana since 2002. More information is available on the company's Web site at www.northwesternenergy.com.

 

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