Thousands without power in Pike County, Illinois
Thu, 16 May 2013 03:48:43 GMT —
The Pike County Illinois Sheriff's Department confirmed to KHQA that about 3,800 people in the county were without power Wednesday night.
The dispatcher said the power went out just after 10 p.m.
The dispatcher said at 10:45 p.m. that the power crews had been called to fix the problem.
The power went out just as severe thunderstorms moved into the area.