Power went out at 12:00 a.m. AmerenUE line busy.
Neighbors burned fire in a barrel using wood from vacant church across the street, 3:00 a.m. AmerenUE line still busy, as was 911.
Fell asleep, 5:00 a.m.
Got up, still no power, 8:00 a.m.
Went to gas station at 14th & Salisbury, 10:00 a.m.
Started using oven for heat, 10:45 a.m.
Drove to bank to get emergency cash, 1:00 p.m.
Made plans to stay with neighbors who have power, 3:00 p.m.
Power back on, 4:00 p.m.
City and AmerenUE get prepared for handling big storms, uh....