Winter weather hits the FOX23 viewing area

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – Snow blanketed southeast Missouri, southern Illinois and western Kentucky overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.

Check the radar in this link as well as see the latest forecast discussion: Weather Page

See the latest forecast from Chief Meteorologist Rusty Dawkins here.

Many schools have called off classes for Wednesday, Jan 25. Be sure to check with your school on the status.

Check roads conditions before heading out to travel.

Some power outages were reported Wednesday morning.

Tap here to see the power outage map from Ameren.

The Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives reports several thousand without power at 9 a.m.

Bollinger County – 3,409 member-consumers without power.

  • Black River Electric Cooperative: 3,281
  • Citizens Electric Corp.: 7
  • Ozark Border Electric Cooperative: 121

Butler County – 1,527 member-consumers without power.

  • Ozark Border Electric Cooperative: 1,527

Cape Girardeau County – 415 member-consumers without power.

  • Black River Electric Cooperative: 309
  • Citizens Electric Corp.: 106

Carter County 1,786 member-consumers without power.

  • Ozark Border Electric Cooperative: 1,786

Iron County – 1,362 member-consumers without power.

  • Black River Electric Cooperative: 1,362

Perry County – 1,121 member-consumers without power.

  • Citizens Electric Corp.: 1,121

Reynolds County – 3,519 member-consumers without power.

  • Black River Electric Cooperative: 3,394
  • Ozark Border Electric Cooperative: 125

Ripley County – 602 member-consumers without power.

  • Ozark Border Electric Cooperative: 602

Stoddard County – 5 member-consumers without power.

  • Ozark Border Electric Cooperative: 5

Wayne County – 4,369 member-consumers without power.

  • Black River Electric Cooperative: 3,680
  • Ozark Border Electric Cooperative: 689

Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives reports the following outages as of 8:40 a.m. on Jan. 25.

Pope County

  • 3 member-consumers reported without power.
    SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Randolph County

  • 48 member-consumers reported without power.
    Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association

Williamson County

  • 25 member-consumers reported without power.
    Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association

Jackson County

  • 322 member-consumers reported without power.
    Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association

Jefferson County

  • 1 member-consumers reported without power.
    Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Johnson County

  • 8 member-consumers reported without power.
    SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Many schools and businesses have closed due to the snow.

Here is an incomplete list. Check with your child’s school or your business before heading out on the roads. Email news@kbsi23.com to be included in this list.

  • All Cape Girardeau County Government Offices and the Cape Girardeau County Circuit Court are closed Jan. 25. Offices will reopen Thursday, January 26, 2023.
  • Southern Seven Health Department Head Start will be closed Wednesday, January 25.

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