Severe storms early Friday morning knock out power to more than 26 hundred people in the Lake area. High winds are being blamed for bringing down the power lines. Ameren Missouri is reporting 694 customers in Camden, 682 in Miller and 70 in Morgan counties do not have power. Laclede Electric Cooperative is reporting numerous outages in their service area. Co-Mo Electric Cooperative says they have 11 hundred 70 customers without electricity. Residents are reminded to stay away from downed power lines and report them to authorities immediately.