Homes in St. Louis Without Power as Thunderstorm Effects Electricity

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By late Tuesday afternoon, around 3,000 homes and businesses in the St. Louis area were without power. According to electricity utility Ameren Missouri’s website, the power loss happened after the storms which rolled through the region.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch had reported that more than 8,200 Ameren customers had lost power after the storm on Monday afternoon.

The Ameren officials are working to make the repairs and restore the electricity. The officials said that the drivers on the westbound Clayton Road to west of Schoettler Road in Town and Country and Chesterfield, should expect restrictions which might also cause delays. They said that the Schoettler Road and Henry Avenue are closed on Clayton Road.

Two of the three westbound lanes would be closed during the evening rush hour.

According to the National Weather Service, on Tuesday afternoon, there was a possibility of scattered thunderstorms, although severe weather was not expected.

The officials said that a heat advisory was in effect through Tuesday night. The temperature was expected to go as high as higher 90s, with a heat index of 110.

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