ST. LOUIS – The brunt of the storm has moved out of the region, but many residents across the bi-state are still experiencing the effects of the rainy weather.
Over 4,000 residents in Missouri are still without power as of 6:00 a.m., according to the Ameren outage map. On Wednesday afternoon, over 30,000 residents were without power while heavy rain and damage pummeled the St. Louis area. The company estimates the power will be restored by mid afternoon.
Other outages were reported also in the Illinois area because of the storms. Ameren Illinois activated its emergency operations center and crews worked through the night to restore power.
More than 1,000 Energy customers are without power as of Thursday morning.