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Missouri, Illinois power outages

7:39 PM, Dec 20, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis (KSDK) - Thousands of costumers experienced power outages in counties across the bi-state region Thursday.

Ameren Missouri says high winds knocked out power to more than 49,000 customers. By 6 p.m. power had been restored to around 28,000 customers.

Ameren Illinois says power outages continue on that side of the river. Crews continue to work on restoring power.

At 6 p.m. Ameren Illinois reported there were still a few thousand outages.

High winds and downed trees are being blamed for widespread outages.

For the most up-to-date numbers, visit the Ameren Illinois or Ameren Missouri websites.

KSDK

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