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

Northeast Neosho, Redings Mill and South Joplin affected
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.


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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