Power outages: Iowa, Illinois communities affected by ice storm

Several power outages have been recorded throughout Illinois and Iowa on Feb. 7.

Here are the current large outages for major power companies in News 8’s viewing area.

Clinton, Iowa — (1:25 p.m.) There are 112 people without power. The majority of the outages happened at 1 p.m. or shortly before. Crews have been assigned to the problems and some are en route. There is no word on what the problem is or when power will be restored. These customers are served by Alliant Energy.

Davenport, Iowa — (1:20 p.m.) There are 258 people without power. Most of the outages happened between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. It’s unclear what caused the outages or when power will be restored. These customers are serviced by  MidAmerican Energy.

(11:50 a.m.) There are 20 customers affected due to a tree touching a power line. Crews are currently working on the situation. The power outages started at 7:54 a.m. It’s unclear when the power will be restored. These customers are served by MidAmerican Energy.

East Moline, Illinois — (1:15 p.m.) 27 people are affected. Outages happened shortly before 1 p.m. It’s unclear what caused the outages or when power will be restored. These customers are serviced by  MidAmerican Energy.

Elkhorn Grove, Illinois — (1:40 p.m.) 51 people are without power due to severe weather. Crews expect to restore power by 9 p.m. These customers are served by ComEd.

Fulton, Illinois — (1:35 p.m.) 363 people are without power, many of the outages caused by severe weather. Crews are expecting to restore power between 8 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. depending on the location of the outage. These customers are served by ComEd.

Galesburg, Illinois — (1:35 p.m.) There are 14 people without power. The outage started at 12:26 p.m. The cause of the outage is not yet known. Power is expected to be restored by 2:50 p.m. These customers are serviced by Ameren.

Louisa County, Iowa — (11:50 a.m.) There are 528 customers affected near Morning Sun. The outage happened at 11:34 a.m. It’s unclear what caused the outages or when power will be restored. These customers are served by Alliant Energy.

Peoria, Illinois — (1:30 p.m.) 1,655 people are without power due to wire damage. Crews are working on the issues and power is expected to be restored by 3 p.m. These customers are serviced by Ameren.

Rock Island County, Illinois — (1:20 p.m.) 90 people are without power outside of East Moline. Most of the outages happened between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. It’s unclear what caused the outages or when power will be restored. These customers are serviced by  MidAmerican Energy.

Scott County, Iowa — (1:30 p.m.) 26 people are without power near Blue Grass. These customers are served by Alliant Energy.

(1:20 p.m.) 47 people are without power outside of Davenport, Iowa. These customers are serviced by  MidAmerican Energy.

Sterling, Illinois — (1:40) There are 134 people still without power. Power is expected to return by 6 p.m.

(11:40 a.m.) There are 312 customers affected along just off of Pennington Road. Crews are currently assessing the situation. There is no information on the cause or estimated time of restoration. It’s unclear when the outages began. These customers are served by ComEd.

Washington County, Iowa — (11:45 a.m.) There are more than 500 customers affected in rural Washington County near Washington and Wellman. Most of the outages happened shortly after 10 a.m. Crews are either on site or en route. It’s unclear what caused the outages or when crews will restore power. These customers are served by Alliant Energy.

This is an ongoing story and will be updated as more information is made available.

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