Powerful storms knock out power to thousands overnight

Powerful storms knock out power to thousands overnight

Powerful storms knock out power to thousands overnight

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by Adam McDonald / KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 31, 2014 at 11:52 PM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 2 at 6:03 AM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Chief Meteorologist Steve Templeton and Meteorologist Meghan Danahey say storms will continue overnight.

Templeton says many areas might get hit by storms multiple times before the morning rush hour. Storms are expected to stop around 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.

A Flash Flood Watch has also been issued for most of the News 4 viewing area until 7:00 a.m. Tuesday and a severe thunderstorm watch until 2:00 a.m. A Tornado Warning was also issued for southern St. Louis County and Jefferson County, but expired at 11:30 p.m. 

It was reported by Ameren that 9000 Missouri residents and 400 Illinois residents are currently without power, but the St. Louis Police Department sent the following tweet: 

Here are a number of links to help during weather events:

Click here to see all the watches and warnings in your area

For up-to-date information on power outages visit the Ameren Missouri or Ameren Illinois outage maps.

Click here for the KMOV.com Storm Mode page with the latest weather condition updates.

Click here to upload your storm photos and video or e-mail photos to website@kmov.com

Log on to our Facebook page and tell us what the weather is doing where you are.

During weather events, the News 4 Meteorologists are constantly updating our KMOVWeather Twitter feed. The very latest watches and warnings are automatically posted to this feed. You can view the feed below.

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