Thousands without power across St. Louis area

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Overnight storms are causing power outages around the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Ameren Missouri is reporting almost 14,000 homes are without power.

The hardest hit areas seem to include Brentwood, Ladue, and Webster Groves.

Power is also out at McGrath Elementary, Brentwood Middle, and Brentwood High schools. If power cannot be restored by 10 a.m., schools will consider early dismissal at 11 a.m.