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Small power outage in Columbia due to high winds

By on February 20, 2014 at 5:17 pm

As a result of high winds late Thursday afternoon, a tree limb was blown onto a powerline in the area of Paul Avenue in Columbia (off of Carl Street west of Route 3) shortly after 4 p.m., causing a power outage for that immediate area. Ameren has been contacted to deal with the downed pole.

The Ameren outage map shows that 139 customers in Monroe County are currently without power as of 5:10 p.m.


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Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.