(KMOV)-- Ameren UE is tackling thousands of power outages after severe weather swept through the metro-area.
Outages reached 12,000 at their peak. Ameren has gotten the number down to about 10,000.
They hope to have most power restored by 10:00 Friday night, and any remaining outages fixed by mid-morning Saturday.
The majority of the outages are in Franklin County, Sunset Hills, south county, and south city.