Heavy snow has brought down trees and limbs causing power outages across the area. In Laclede County there are currently more that 24-hundred meters without power. Laclede Electric Cooperative crews are currently working to get power restored. In addition to Laclede Electric Cooperative members, there are several thousand people without power in adjoining service area’s. In the meantime, everyone is encourage to only use safe alternate heat sources and don’t use anything indoors that will emit carbon monoxide, without proper ventilation. If you don’t have access to a safe heat source, you are encouraged to go to a location that does have electricity.