LAKE OF THE OZARKS - The weather has changed, and that means it's time for crews to repair what was damaged in the cold.

At the Lake of the Ozarks, docks were damaged by the freezing temperatures. 

Matt Hasselbring, owner of Atlas Docks, said they have been very busy the last few days with repairs.

"I've been doing this for over 20 years, and this is the second time this has happened," Hasselbring said.

He said as the water is melting and there is a chance of levels rising this weekend, crews have to make fairly quick work to repair damage.

"We're having to break ice," Hasselbring said. "We broke ice on countless docks, I couldn't tell you how many every dock we've gone to... we broke around the docks...had to loosen cables going one direction or the other."

Brad Brown from Ameren said dock safety should be observed in the next few days. He said people should contact professionals to check their docks to make sure they are stable.

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