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File photo of power outages. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Power Outage Affects Nearly 1,500

Most of the outages were downtown and in the Central West End.

07/24/2014

Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Thousands Without Power After Tornado

There were more than 6,000 power outages for the greater St. Louis-Illinois metro area following a tornado that touched down this morning at 5:23 a.m.

04/03/2014

(KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Update: Power Restored in Cahokia, Ameren Dealing With Other Outages

Heavy winds and power lines don’t mix well, and that’s led to early-morning outages on both sides of the Mississippi.

03/12/2014

Storm Damage in St. Charles County on June 1, 2013 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Power Still Out in 12,000 St. Louis-Area Homes

Ameren officials say they expect to have most of the power restored soon.

06/04/2013

Flooding in Grafton, Illinois April 18, 2013. (Photo: Facebook)

River Towns Prepare For Near Historic Crests

Mississippi River to crest in Grafton Monday, Alton Tuesday.

06/02/2013

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

49,000 Ameren Customers Still In The Dark

49,000 remained without electricity Sunday evening.

06/02/2013

Thunderstorm

Ameren Mo. Deactivates Emergency Ops Center

Company says power outages on Saturday fell below 250, from a high of 43,000 after Wednesday’s storms.

04/13/2013

Dave Wakeman, Vice Presdient of Energy Delivery, Ameren Missouri

Ameren Missouri Not Sweating High Power Demand

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Ameren Missouri says it’s not worried about widespread power outages caused by the prolonged heat wave. “We’re able to handle this heat, absolutely, and we’ve been handling it for a number of days now,” […]

07/02/2012

Electricity Sub Station, Getty Images, Carlos Casariego

Warning: Mylar Balloons May Cause Power Outages

Metallic properties in balloons can cause electrical surges.

05/05/2012

Lightning

Storms Knock Out Power, Topple Trees

One hard hit area is in south St. Louis County near Jefferson Barracks.

09/04/2011

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