12k people without power at one point in southwest Missouri

JOPLIN, Mo. – There were more than 12-thousand customers without power in southwest Missouri shortly before noon today, May 27.

Empire-Liberty’s outage map reported outages in Barton, Jasper and Newton Counties. As of 11:57 a.m. on May 27th, 12,737 customers are affected. That number went down to a little more than 600 Thursday evening.

Liberty Utilities posted to social media, “Crews are responding to outages across our service territory following a round of severe weather. Follow us here for updates as we continue to receive more information from the field. Please continue to report your outages by dialing 1-800-206-2300.’

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