Tornados hit Bowling Green in Pike County - KMOV.com

Tornados hit Bowling Green in Pike County

Posted: Updated:
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer
By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer

 

BOWLING GREEN, Mo. (AP) -- Storms with heavy rain and tornados swept through northeastern Missouri, damaging barns and yanking down power lines, but no major damage or injuries were reported.

The Pike County Sheriff's Department said the storm hit the Bowling Green area late Tuesday afternoon, and that spotters confirmed three tornadoes in the county in a 45-minute period. The department said barns and outbuildings were damaged, but there were no early reports of injuries.

Several power lines were also reported down, causing power outages in the area.

Police said there were no reports of damage or injuries in the town of Bowling Green, about 50 miles north of St. Louis.

The National Weather Service issued a series of tornado warnings Tuesday for the area, which also included sections of western Illinois.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Powered by Frankly