The National Weather Service says two of the tornadoes were rated EF-3, which means they contained winds measuring 136 to 165 miles per hour.
The storm Friday night produced two tornadoes, one that began in St. Charles County and traveled 32 miles through parts of St. Louis County.
National Weather Service announced Saturday the severity of the storms that crossed through bi-state region on Friday night.
The strongest was an EF-3 that tore through St. Charles County, Friday night.
“There is no comparison of 2013 to 2011,” Anthony Lupo said. “In 2011, we had a record number of tornadoes.”
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National Weather Service now says there were two tornadoes. One in the Hill neighborhood.
The National Weather Service confirms that two small tornadoes touched down in southwest Missouri as a powerful storm system swept across the state.
Property owners affected by the deadly February tornadoes that raked southern Illinois are eligible for federal funds for rehabbing their houses.
Sheriff identifies victim as 60-year-old Pat Zedalis Brown