Power restored in Joplin-Duquesne area

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Updated at 5:50 PM: According to the Empire District Outage Map, as of 5:50 p.m. power has been restored to the Joplin and Duquesne.

POSTED 4:51 PM: As of 4:00 p.m. more than 600 Joplin and Duquesne Empire Electric customers were without power.

Empire tells us crews are at the substation doing repairs and say power will be restored as soon as possible.