Widespread damage, power outages reported in the Quad Cities region following severe storm
QUAD CITIES (KWQC) - A severe storm that struck the Quad Cities region Monday afternoon left serious damage in its wake and left thousands without power.
It also has led several school districts, daycare centers, and government offices to close.
Medicom said in a Tweet that as of Tuesday morning, 340,000 customers were impacted by the storm.
**Update on the Storm in IA and IL**— Mediacom Support (@MediacomSupport) August 11, 2020
An unusually powerful and widespread storm has caused power outages and infrastructure damage across a number of Iowa and Illinois markets served by Mediacom. As of this morning, approximately 340,000 Mediacom customers were impacted.
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Monday, August 10
- Retired MetroLINK buses catch fire in Rock Island
- Storm winds rip open St. Ambrose Dome
- U.S. Celluar service outage in Quad Cities
- Rock Island crews respond to storm, to collect tree debris
- Tractor trailer flips over on Highway 61 causing major traffic backups
- Clinton County police urge safety, patience after major storm
- Davenport city officials ask drivers to travel with caution
- Severe storms cause damage to many QCA homes Monday
- Boil order issued for some parts of Rock Island
Tuesday, August 11
- Davenport: Crews will only clear trees, debris from roads Tuesday
- MidAmerican Energy Company spokesman talks power restoration efforts
- Davenport, MidAmerican Energy Company discuss storm response Tuesday
- Scott, Clinton, Muscatine, Cedar County among 20 counties included in disaster proclamation
- Long lines at coffee shops due to power outages
- Bettendorf relaxes yard waste collection rules due to Monday’s storm
- Storm survivors: Don’t fall for scams
- Storm debris drop-off sites available for Clinton County residents
- No remote learning for Rock Island-Milan schools on Wednesday
- Clinton Community School District delays school until August 19
- Alliant Energy reports outage restoration could take days
- Iowa Utilities Board: ‘Some areas could be without power for several days
- Temporary changes made to Moline brush, branch pickup rules
- Crews to collect tree debris in Carbon Cliff Wednesday morning
- Scott County Emergency Management shares safety tips after major storm
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