Lightning Strike
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Storms Lead to Power Outages in the Northern Ozarks Early Sunday

Storms that moved through areas north of I-44 early Sunday morning had strong to severe wind gusts that brought down trees and some power lines in the Ozarks.

Laclede Electric Cooperative and Southwest Electric Cooperative reported outages Sunday morning, with more than 1,000 customers in Hickory County losing power.

Between 400 and 600 outages were reported in Dallas and Laclede Counties, with around 100 outages in Polk County.

The City of Lebanon reports at least 1,600 homes and businesses lost electricity, with a pole broken and other poles damaged.

Liberty Utilities also had some outages in the Urbana area.