Storm leaves thousands without power in southern Missouri

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 | 5:00 p.m. CST; updated 6:33 p.m. CST, Wednesday, January 28, 2009

ST. LOUIS — Tens of thousands of homes and businesses in southern Missouri were without power Wednesday — and many could remain dark for days to come — after a two-day winter storm dumped snow, sleet and ice over much of the state.