Wednesday, April 10, 2013
St. Louis County Emergency Management reports a confirmed tornado sighting near Wildwood and emergency crews are staging for response in Hazelwood.
The St. Louis area is feeling the impact of severe weather which has been building across the midwest Wednesday, and has resulted in a Tornado Warning from the National Weather Service for much of the area until at least 8:30 p.m. The St. Louis County Office of Emergency Management tweeted that there was a confirmed tornado sighting near Wildwood and that circulation was spotted near Florissant. In Hazelwood, there were reports on KMOV TV that St. Charles County officials were being staged at Armstrong Elementary School for tornado response. For more weather coverage, check out our weather partners at FOX2 News. Additional notes: Have you taken any photos from your area? Share them with us, please, using the Upload Photos and Videos button…
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
A third new thunderstorm warning is in effect for St. Louis and Jefferson counties, according to the National Weather Service.
UPDATE 7:15 p.m.: The National Weather Service issued a third severe thunderstorm warning through 7:45 p.m. for southern St. Louis and northern Jefferson counties. UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: The National Weather Service issued another severe thunderstorm warning through 7 p.m. for southern St. Louis and northern Jefferson counties. The counties of St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson are under a severe thunderstorm warning until 6:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. This storm, which is moving east, is producing quarter-sized hail and 60 mile per hour winds gusts. The storm can cause minor damage to vehicles, rooftops and windows. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for the counties of St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson …
Friday, September 7, 2012
The game is set to resume at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. Check out our video from the Friday night game.
Tonight's football face-off between John Burroughs School and Priory was postponed in the second quarter. You can thank Mother Nature. Hail and severe weather warnings cleared the stands this afternoon as Burroughs was leading 35-0. Officials suspended play and planned to pick up the action at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Stormy weather brewing in St. Louis County Saturday night until at least 11 p.m.
The National Weather Service issued the following bulletin late Saturday evening: At 10:16 PM CDT a line of thunderstorms was located along a line extending from Dardenne Prairie to Dittmer and moving east at 45 mph. This storm is radar indicated with a hazard of 60 mph wind gusts. Communities affected include Clarkson Valley, Ellisville, Chesterfield, Ballwin, Manchester, Valley Park, Town & Country, Maryland Heights, Fenton, Des Peres, Creve Coeur, Kirkwood, Sunset Hills, Frontenac, Bridgeton, Warson Woods, and the City of St Louis. A weather warning indicates a confirmed, current and present danger to this area. Take necessary safety precautions. Instructions: For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Hail and Tornado sirens stir residents overnight, but authorities say the city was unscathed.
Severe weather and the tornado sirens which came with early Tuesday made for good water cooler discussion around Creve Coeur Tuesday morning, but thankfully, little in the way of reports of damage. Officials with the city of Creve Coeur, Creve Coeur Police and the Creve Coeur Fire Protection District said there was nothing out of the ordinary in the wake of the weather. What did you hear and see? Do you have any pictures of hail in your yard?
Saturday, April 23, 2011
A powerful storm pounded St. Louis Lambert International Airport on Friday evening.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is closed until further notice, after an apparent tornado caused major damage and injuries on Friday evening. At a news conference at the airport on Friday night, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said the airport was hit by a severe storm with heavy winds and that there was a sighting of a tornado, but that had not been confirmed. "That storm caused significant damage to the airport, specifically to Terminal One, where most of the damage occurred," Slay said. Power was out to the airport Friday night and four people were transferred to the hospital with minor injuries, the mayor said. Lambert Director Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge said Concourse C experienced extensive damage. She said most of the windows in …
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Spring storms sending severe weather into the Creve Coeur area.
7:39 p.m. UPDATE: Sirens are sounding in St. Louis County as the area is now under a Tornado Warning. People should seek shelter in an interior room or a basement. The National Weather Service has the City of Creve Coeur and the rest of St. Louis County under a Tornado Watch as thunderstorms, hail and potentially damaging winds come through the area. Laurie Bergman submitted a picture showing the leading edge of the storm in the western part of Creve Coeur. Where and when it is safe to do so, we urge you to send your photos or storm reports. As of 7:15 p.m. there were small reports of power outages in unincorporated St. Louis County in the 63146 zip code. You can check Ameren's outages here.
Monday, February 28, 2011
Ameren reports hundreds without power in Creve Coeur overnight.
Warm temperatures helped generate fierce severe weather conditions in St. Louis County late Sunday and early Monday morning, producing tornado warnings, reports of spotter-confirmed tornado activity and downed power lines across the area, according to multiple news outlets, including the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. A check of Ameren UE's online Power Outage map showed that in the Creve Coeur area, more than 900 customers were without power, at 1 a.m. Monday. The Creve Coeur Fire Protection District reported business as usual for the most part, with reports of lines down, but no major calls and no injuries. The Creve Coeur Police Department did report a handful of residential fires in the Country Manor area late Sunday, but said they were …