Power has been restored to customers in the outage area.
More than 3,000 energy customers are without power in the Illinois Quad Cities. Crews found that the outages were from an issue with a piece of equipment on a power line.
MidAmerican Energy was reporting 3,713 impacted by at least seven outages Monday morning, December 19, 2016. Customers in Mercer County, Rock Island County, and Henry County were affected.
A spokesperson from the company said the outages started at 10:29 a.m. Crews identified the equipment issue; it was suspected that the problem was caused from wind.
The spokesperson noted that it was very unlikely that cold weather was a factor.
There was no estimated time of restoration.
A spokesperson from Henry County Emergency Services said anyone who is stuck in the cold is welcome to go to the Orion Library to warm up until 8 p.m.
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