Storms leave behind damage as they pass through St. Louis area

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 4:11 AM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 29 at 4:11 AM

(KMOV.com) – News 4 has learned that several parts of the St. Louis area experienced storm damage Monday afternoon.

North St .Louis City and County were especially hard hit. Police told News 4 that a tree went into a home located on Darby in north St. Louis. Nearby, a roof collapsed at a storage facility at the intersection Natural Bridge and Darby. Authorities told News 4 that a woman was inside the building at the time, but she was not injured.

Police said a car drove into a downed tree on Riverview Boulevard and another tree fell on two homes near the intersection of McLaran and Tara.

Police told News 4 that many homes along  were damaged in north St. Louis County. The damage included trees falling into homes, partially blown off roofs, and blown out windows. Authorities told News 4 that many of the affected homes were along or near Church Road, Waldorf Drive, Donnell Avenue, and Troy Drive. 

According to authorities, nobody was injured. Ameren told News 4 over 500 people were without power in north St. Louis County as of 10:00 p.m.

Police told News 4 that part of North Geyer Road in Kirkwood was closed for several hours in Frontenac because power line wires were down.

News 4 has learned that a tree fell onto a car at Conway Elementary School in the Ladue School District and that many trees are down along Conway Road.

In the Metro East, a building on a college campus was damaged. Authorities told News that a large window was blown out at Alumni Hall on the SIUE campus, but nobody was injured.

 

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