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Power crews continue to work to restore power to thousands in the Birmingham area

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TRUSSVILLE, AL -

Power crews continue to work around the clock to restore power to thousands of Alabamians still without power.

As of 4:00pm CT,  the Alabama Power Company reports 72,800 customers remain without power.

about 41,000 customers are east of Birmingham, with about 18,000 in metro Birmingham, and 13,800 west of Birmingham.

The widespread power outages came after strong winds blew down power lines Tuesday afternoon and evening.

We found several APCO crews working on Cavern Road in Trussville Tuesday afternoon.

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