UPDATE: Power fully restored in Fulton, Knox counties

Updated Ameren numbers show that power has been restored in Fulton and Knox counties. 

An Ameren spokeswoman says about 6,000 customers were without power, mostly in Fulton County. In Knox County, residents of Maquon were also impacted.

Reports of outages were first received at 9:50 this morning. Ameren says power to all customers had been restored by 11:20 a.m.

The Spoon River Valley School District has dismissed students early due to today’s outages. 

A cause of the downed power has not been reported at this time.

 UPDATED AT 12:37 a.m. 2/22/2016 TO REFLECT COMMENT FROM AMEREN

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