Strong storms rolled thru Fayette County during the 2 am hour, leaving a mess behind. The storms brought strong wind gusts of 50 to 55 miles per hour, along with heavy rain and a lot of lightning that led to issues. There have been multiple reports around the county of downed tree limbs and many reports in Vandalia and around Fayette County of power outages. As of this time, Ameren is listing nearly 3,000 power outages in Fayette County. No timeline has yet been given on when power will be restored.