Almost 5,000 customers are without power in the Haliburton County area.

Hydro One says the estimated time of restoration could be as late as 6:00pm tomorrow.

The municipality of Highlands East has set up a warming station at the Cardiff Community Centre for those without power. You are being welcomed to use the kitchen to make food, so long as you supply it. The warming station will be open from noon until 3:30pm today.