High Winds Cause Power Outage and Debris In The Road In Mexico

Extremely strong winds in Mexico the cause of a power outage on the south part of town this morning.

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Audrain County Emergency Management Director Nick Tietsort says crews are working on restoring power.

Tietsort says his department has been monitoring the situation.

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Mexico Public Safety is reporting responding to numerous incidents of items in the roadway such as branches, trash cans, or outdoor household items.

The globe of a street light and street sign had become detached and were located in the roadway around the City Square.

A power line was pulled from a pole in the 400 block of South Clark and was hanging low.

According to an Ameren text alert power should be restored to impacted areas in Mexico around 1pm.

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