Warming centers open after power outages affecting more than 1,500 people in QCA
Power has been restored to those on the Illinois side of the river according to MidAmerican Energy's website.
More than 1,500 people are without power on the Illinois side of the river right now.
According to MidAmerican Energy Company's outage map, as of 9:03 p.m., 1,595 customers have lost power in the Hampton/Port Byron/Rapids City area.
The outage started at 7:18 p.m. and is expected to be restored by 9:45 p.m.
The cause is believed to be a transformer that went down.
Warming centers have opened up in Port Byron and Rapids City's city halls for those who are affected.