ST. LOUIS COUNTY - Ameren Missouri crews are working to restore power to north St. Louis County residents after storms moved through the area Wednesday night.

The storms were packed with lightning and high winds, which also knocked down tree limbs.

LINK:Ameren Missouri outage map

Ameren Missouri and Illinois reports around 6,000 people are without power, but crews have been working diligently throughout the night and expect to have power restored Thursday.

The St. Louis area will be hit with another round of rain and storms Thursday. Check out our First Alert forecast for the most updated information.

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