More than 12,000 customers are without power in Haliburton County. The outages are affecting residences and businesses in the Algonquin Highlands and Dorset areas as well as the Village of Haliburton.

Over 6,500 properties in and around the Village of Haliburton are in the dark. Hydro One crews are currently assessing the situation and expect power to be fully restored by 11:30 tonight.

According to Hydro One, customers in the Dorset area can expect power to be restored at 4:30 this afternoon. The close to 3,000 customers without power in the southern part of Algonquin highlands can expect their electricity back at 3:30 this afternoon.

Click here to see the Hydro One storm map.