Power was out much of the morning in the 63069 ZIP code.

Ameren reported the outage begin shortly after 6 a.m. At the peak more than 4,000 customers were without service. By 12:30 p.m. however, only 120 outages were reported.

Lisa Manzo, a spokesperson with Ameren, said the outage occurred because of a malfunction to equipment related to the weather.

Check the Wednesday edition of the Washington Missourian for more information.