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Thousands Without Power in Lake Area After Early-Morning Storms

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Early morning thunderstorms Friday bring warnings, heavy rain and wind leaving thousands without power in the lake area.

Camden County was the hardest hit with over 1,800 people without power shortly after the storms rolled in…the majority of which was with Southwest Electric Cooperative. Southwest also have issues in Hickory and Dallas counties as well.

Additionally, there were several without power in Morgan County and Benton County with Co-Mo electric.

As of Friday afternoon, there were still around 1,000 or so without power across the entire lake region.

 

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Early morning thunderstorms bring warnings, heavy rain and wind leaving thousands without power in the lake area.

As of about 5:30 this morning, Camden County was the hardest hit with 1,861 without power…1,573 with the Southwest Electric Co-op, 279 with Co-Mo Cooperative and 9 with Laclede electric.

There were also 961 with Co-Mo in Morgan County without power, and 567 without power in Benton County…the majority, 463, with Southwest, 98 with Co-Mo and a handful with the Central Missouri Coop. Nearby Dallas County also had 544 without power and about 50 in Laclede County.

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Reporter Mike Anthony