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Early Morning Storms Cause Power Outages for City Utilities Customers

Almost 2,000 City Utilities customers in Springfield were without power this morning after storms moved through the area Monday morning.

Weather experts say strong winds and heavy rainfall hit the Queen City early this morning, which knocked at the electricity for many people in the northwest part of Springfield.

Nearly 1,800 people in northeast Springfield reported being without power, while there was also reports coming in from south and eastern part of the city, but they were far less frequent.

A portion of the outages were still being reported as of 10:00am.