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Ameren Missouri Opens its Emergency Operations Center
The Company is Prepared for the Onset Of Severe Weather

Ameren Missouri's Emergency Operations Center (EOC)  opened at 5:30 p.m. tonight to prepare for severe weather that is expected to affect our service territory.

Ameren Missouri employees who respond to outages have been asked to come to work on Thursday with their bags packed. As the weather develops, employees will be deployed to the hardest hit areas. They will continue to monitor the weather and add additional resources if needed.

Ameren Missouri reminds customers that safety is the first and foremost concern. The most important safety rule is to stay clear of downed power lines and always call Ameren Missouri at 1.800.552.7583 or 911 if you see downed lines. Assume all downed power lines are energized. Stay inside because you may walk into an energized power line. Stay clear of brush, shrubs and downed trees that may hide downed lines.

If you experience an outage, they encourage you to report it by going to the AmerenMissouri.com/outage or
by calling 1.800.552.7583. Outage information and preparation information is available at the Ameren Missouri Outage Center at AmerenMissouri.com.

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Ameren Missouri has been providing electric and gas service for more than a century, and our electric rates are among the lowest in the nation. We serve 1.2 million electric and 127,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern Missouri. Our mission is to meet their energy needs in a safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally responsible manner. Our service area covers 63 counties and more than 500 towns, including the greater St. Louis area. For more information, visit AmerenMissouri.com.