For the St. Louis forecast area in 2014, there have been four tornadoes on the Missouri side and 11 in Illinois, for a total of 15 in the area.
The busiest day of tornado season is now May 19th, as opposed to May 26th back in the 1950s.
Residents of Pilger braced for a massive cleanup after a storm with dual tornadoes tore through their tiny northeast Nebraska town, killing a 5-year-old and damaging more than half of the community’s structures.
Gov. Jay Nixon was in Troy Monday to announce that community safe rooms will be built at schools in Lincoln, St. Charles, Stoddard, Texas and Webster counties.
Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency after recent storms and tornadoes swept through the state.
A local weather expert says a quiet start to the traditional tornado season does not guarantee things will continue that way.
Lost in all the wreckage of house and home is the loss of services people take for granted. One of those is the daily mail, a service that the local post office has been working hard to re-establish.
The National Weather Service says two dozen tornadoes struck Illinois and another 28 hit Indiana during a violent weather outbreak earlier this month.
As a powerful tornado bore down on their Illinois farmhouse, Curt Zehr’s wife and adult son didn’t have time to do anything but scramble down the stairs into their basement.
Meteorologists says tornadoes possible in nation’s midsection.