Xcel Energy reports that more than 300 customers in Maplewood are without power. The fix is expected by 1:40 a.m.
Reports are coming in that the Southern Illinois University team bus is stuck on I-57 in Illinois.The team was making it's way home after losing 48-66 to Illinois State.
Weather headlines on news websites:
CNN: "It's going to get worse"
Chicago Sun-Times: "Dangerous cold smacks Chicago area ..."
Chicago Tribune: "Dangerous temps, wind chill hit region"
Dallas Morning News: "Dallas faces temps in teens"
Des Moines Register: "Iowa residents braces for the big chill"
Houston Chronicle: "Bitter cold creeps over U.S."
Indianapolis Star: "Bitter cold follows big snow"
Washington Post: "U.S. hunkers down amid coldest weather in years"
Power appears restored in Maplewood. Power outages continue in the Wisconsin communities of Hudson and New Richmond.
Alert posted to website of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport says: "Record low temps not expected to affect MSP airport. Check with your airline for questions about flight status."
Dakota Electric says it has reported power to most of the 1,730 members in northern Lakeville and south Burnsville area. It reported an outage at about 4 a.m.