Boone County residents experience power outages as heavy rain continues

Posted on 10 August 2020 at 6:11pm
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COLUMBIA - The National Weather Service issued a flash flooding warning for Boone County as heavy rains continue until 9:45 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning has also been issued. As a result, power outages across Boone County are impacting thousands of residents.

The Boone Electric Cooperative is reporting 53 total outages as of 5:00 p.m. on Monday. The outages are impacting 2,563 customers in Boone County.

The City of Columbia's outage map reports 97 customers are being impacted by power outages in city limits. The reasons for the outage's are reported as weather on the map.

Watch KOMU First Alert Weather team's interactive weather map here.

Several roads have been closed due to flash flooding: