Thousands of people in Boone and DeKalb counties are without power this morning according to

ComEd told WTVO;

According to ComEd, over 3,000 customers are without power in DeKalb County and over 600 customers in Boone County. Very few customers are affected in Winnebago County, with less five customers.

If there has ever been a time to check on your neighbors it is now. If you know anyone living in Boone or DeKalb county, call them and if they don't have power, PLEASE offer them a warm space in your home.

If you are in need of a warm place to stay, several warming centers are open all over the Stateline. Here's a few of them to go to. Do not mess around in cold like this and try to "tough it out". Utilize the services available to you..stay warm and stay safe.

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