Electric restoration underway across the region

High winds are blamed on nearly 2000 meters being without power during the overnight storms. In the Laclede Electric Cooperative service area just over 18-hundred were without power at the height of the storm. Byron Dudley with Laclede Electric Cooperative said most of the outages have been restored…

Dudley reported that crews began working as the outages were discovered, many on the clock since about 2am….

Laclede Electric Cooperative customers weren’t the ones that saw outages overnight. There were several other cooperatives that reported outages, and they are all working to get power restored as soon as possible.