Severe thunderstorms moving across the Upper Peninsula have resulted in several schools being closed or delayed this morning due to power outages, telephone and internet service.

According to the Upper Peninsula Power Company, over 55-thousand customers were affected by these outages overnight.  Crews are working to restore power to all of the affected areas as soon as possible.

Here is the latest list of school closings and delays:

SCHOOL CLOSINGS

Ishpeming

Negaunee

NICE Community Schools

Powell Township

NorthStar Academy/Polaris Middle School – MQT

Gwinn

Munising

Munising Baptist

Republic-Michigamme

Carney-Nadeau

Rapid River

Big Bay de Noc

Superior Central

Mid Peninsula

Escanaba

Delta/Schoolcraft ISD

Crystal Falls-Forest Park

SCHOOL DELAYS

L’anse – 2hr

Baraga – 2hr

Houghton/Keweenaw County – 2hr

Arvon Township – 2hr