Power is back on in the Sioux Falls area.
According to Xcel Energy officials, power was restored to most Sioux Falls customers around 11 a.m. Monday.
Earlier, there were 16 outages in the area, affecting more than 8,550 customers. The biggest cluster was in central Sioux Falls where more than 1,785 customers were without power.
Officials with the company said the outage was due to equipment failure because of the ice, snow and wind Monday morning.