11:00pm Update: Ameren UE crews are working pretty quickly tonight. The latest from the Ameren UE power outage website shows the number of customers without power down to 392 as of 10:50pm.
10:25pm Update: We have received several calls from people in Southern Illinois reporting power outages around the Marion, Illinois area.
According to the Ameren UE power outage website, at 10:20pm there are 11,669 customers without power. That number is down from over 24,000 customers just before 10:00pm Sunday night.
Heartland News has made calls to various agencies to find out what the problem might be, but we have yet to hear back.