National Weather Service
Temperatures are expected to reach into the upper 90s in some areas Monday, with heat indices soaring to 116 degrees because of high humidity.
The twisters were reported in Callaway County, St. Charles County, and Pike County.
Even the Cardinals game at Busch Stadium was affected by a strong thunderstorm
Area motorists finding high water stranding their cars.
18 people rescued, 30 others evacuated due to rising Yadkin Creek
Area rivers are high right now, and with more rain on the way over the next few days, they’re going to get higher. Could some homes and businesses eventually have river water lapping at their doorsteps?
EF-1 twister had peek winds of 104mph
Emergency crews are searching homes and other structures in a northern Illinois town to make sure nobody is trapped rubble left by Thursday’s deadly tornado.
“The potential is there,” says National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jim Kramper. A Joplin-sized tornado “could easily occur right across the Metro-area. If those conditions come together here, it could happen.”
A cold front approaching Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri is expected to bring hail, strong winds and the possibility of tornadoes to the region less than a week after meteorologists reported no tornadoes in the United States thus far in March.