POWER HAS BEEN RESTORED TO MOST AREAS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS HIT HARD BY SEVERE STORMS THUNDERSTORMS

Carbondale, IL – POWER HAS BEEN RESTORED TO MOST AREAS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS HIT HARD BY SEVERE STORMS THUNDERSTORMS YESTERDAY EVENING...
AMEREN REPORTS ABOUT 600-CUSTOMERS REMAIN WITHOUT POWER THIS MORNING (SAT)... MOST OF THOSE ARE IN THE ANNA AREA.
YESTERDAY EVENING MORE THAN THREE-THOUSAND PEOPLE WERE WITHOUT POWER IN SALEM, MT. VERNON, BENTON, DUQUOIN, HARRISBURG, MAKANDA, AND CARBONDALE.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS FUNNEL CLOUDS WERE OBSERVED IN THE MT. VERNON AREA NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATES 57 AND 64.