Storms Leave Damage In Southern Illinois

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Crews are working to clean up and restore power to areas throughout the region after last nights storms. Winds traveling over 50mph brought down trees and power lines resulting in blocked roads and hazardous conditions. More than 5,000 Ameren customers in Clinton, Fayette, Jefferson, Marion, and Washington counties were with out power at one point. Ameren hurried to restore power to over 95,000 of their customers state-wide.