WSIL -- Hundreds of homes are without heat or light as power companies work to restore services on a freezing Sunday morning.
Egyptian Electrical Cooperative Association says outages began shortly before 3 a.m. according to a spokesperson. Outages impacted around 430 customers in the Carbondale-Pomona area.
Crews restored service to hundreds of those homes by 7:32 a.m., according to PowerOutage.com
The spokesperson said the winds downed a power pole downed a power pole on Country Club Road in Jackson County, causing the outages. Egyptian says anyone with an outage should report it to the company.
More than 570 Ameren customers saw power outages Sunday morning, according to Ameren's outage map. Most of them occurred near the Grand Tower and Wolf Lake areas. Power came back on by 7 a.m.
At least eight customers are without power in the Carrier Mills-Stonefort area after outages began around 6:50 a.m. Power outages impacting around 40 customers near Carterville began around 7:35 a.m.