(KMOV) -- Ameren is going into "Stormageddon" mode to prepare for the major winter storm expected to hit the St. Louis area.
With the threat of severe winter weather, Ameren is mobilizing personnel, equipment and other resources to help ensure that it can respond quickly if the storms result in significant power loss.
About 65 customers are already without power in St. Louis County as of Tuesday evening.
Report power loss to Ameren at 1.800.552.7583
Ameren is urging customers to prepare for the worst by taking certain precautions to ensure safety and minimize the impact of any outages. Ameren will be monitoring the forecast so crews, materials and logistical resources can be sent to the areas hit the hardest.