Storms roll through Joplin region, 2,000 initially without power

Northeast Neosho, Redings Mill and South Joplin affected
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Screenshot of Liberty Utilities Power Outage Map at 11 p.m. August 20, 2022.

UPDATE: Power was restored in under two hours. As of 12:30 a.m. only a handful of customers were without power.

NWS

Screenshot of release of information via social media from NWS-Springfield.

JOPLIN REGION — Storms rolled through the Joplin region late Saturday evening knocking out power to portions of Northeast Neosho, Redings Mill and South Joplin.

About 2,000 are without power as of 10:30 p.m.

“Power is out in redings mill lightning hit super close. No news from liberty yet. Idk how many effected.” — JLN tipster

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