CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Just a day after power was restored for most customers in Crawford County, Ill. storms have caused numerous outages once again.
Wednesday morning storms have left the county with 2,300 without power according to Crawford County Emergency Management Agency representative Tina Midgett.
A representative of Ameren confirmed as much but said the company was able to reroute power in some areas to quickly restore all but about 458 customers in the Robinson area. Ameren said they’ve received reports of about 6 power poles that had been downed due to the high winds and that they are working to restore power to all customers.
Midgett said an Emergency Resource Center has been set up at the Robinson Community Center for residents. Midgett also reported that there have been multiple reports of downed trees in the county.
Looking across the river in Indiana, WIN Energy REMC as of 10:25 a.m. was reporting 290 customers without power. The majority of outages being reported in Vigo County.
Duke Energy’s outage map at the same time was reporting around 430 customers without power in the WTWO viewing area.