Several Communities Dealing with Power Outages
ANKENY, IOWA -- The weather didn’t just affect the roads, high winds knocked out power to several areas in central Iowa. Alliant Energy customers in the Boone area lost power around 2:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Officials say icing of the utility lines and strong winds caused the outage. They hope to have power restored some time Wednesday morning. There were about 400 customers without power as of 6:40 a.m.