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Crews plan to assess the damage Tuesday after the National Weather Service says at least two tornadoes touched down in Missouri.

Several homes were damaged or destroyed in the Kansas City area Monday night as a line of severe storms moved across the state.

Oak Grove Emergency Management Director Mark Sherwood says a tornado damaged about 20 homes in the town and 10 to 15 people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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A utility says nearly 185,000 of its Missouri and Illinois customers are without electricity because of fast-moving thunderstorms that meteorologists believe may have packed wind gusts at times exceeding 70 mph.

Columbia Water and Light crews have restored power to all customers who lost power in a severe thunderstorm late Monday night.

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Thousands of Mid-Missourians are without power this morning and people are assessing damage after a severe thunderstorm tore through the area late last night.