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UPDATE: Crews expect power in eastern Iowa to be restored at 1:00 p.m.

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

UPDATE: Crews expect power to be back on for the majority of customers in the Waterloo area 1:00 p.m.

Crews have isolated the cause as a transmission issues at the substation. 

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Thousands of customers are without power right now across eastern Iowa.

These are customers from multiple providers, including MidAmerican Energy and CFU in cities like Waterloo, Cedar Falls and Waverly.

Crews say they're working on it right now. They don't know what caused the outages and they don't know when the problem will be fixed.

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