Warming center opens in Bernie, MO after city loses power amidst winter weather

Warming center opens in Bernie, MO after city loses power amidst winter weather
(Source: WMC Action News 5)

BERNIE, MO (KAIT) - The city of Bernie in Stoddard County has opened a warming center as wintry weather moves through Missouri.

According to a Facebook post Friday night by the Stoddard County Emergency Management Agency, the city had lost power and opened a warming center at the community building.

The post added that Bernie EMA said the outage was inside the city limits only.

As of 8:00 p.m. Friday, nearly 300 Ameren Missouri customers in Stoddard County were without power.

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