NIPSCO is reporting around 15-hundred customers remain without power this evening in Hammond. The outage forced Purdue University Calumet to close all campus facilities for the day. The outage was first reported just before 4:30pm and a cause has not yet been determined. Meanwhile NIPSCO is reporting over 700 customers are without power in Portage. That outage was first reported just after 5:30pm and again, a cause has not yet been determined.