More than 14,000 households were without power in Waterloo at the height of the thunderstorms Monday night.
Approximately 14,500 households in the Waterloo metro area did not have power as of 9:45 p.m. Monday, according to Tina Hoffman, vice president of corporate communications with MidAmerican Energy.
MidAmerican Energy was reporting more than 600 customers were without power as of 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. That number was down to 240 households by 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, with the remainder expected to regain power by 6 p.m. Tuesday, Hoffman said.
Weather officials said 1.56 inches of rain fell Monday. The total for Tuesday was not yet available.
“A couple locations just had more damage that are taking us a little bit longer to repair,” she said. She wasn’t exactly sure what those remaining locations were.