The lights went out as the wind picked up Sunday night in Steinbach.  Power on the west side of the city went out around 8:00 P.M.

Manitoba Hydro is reporting outages in and around Steinbach for hundreds of customers. As of 8:30 P.M., Hydro was reporting an expected restoration of service close to 11:30 P.M.

Manitoba Ag Weather is reporting wind gusts of 53 km/h in Steinbach. Meanwhile, St. Pierre registered 72 km/h Sunday evening.