National Weather Service confirms EF2 tornado in St. Peters - KMOV.com

National Weather Service confirms EF2 tornado in St. Peters

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ST. PETERS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Following a survey by the National Weather Service on Monday, officials with the agency were able to confirm that a tornado touched down in St. Peters on Sunday night.

The tornado was given a preliminary rating of EF2 and maximum speed of 120 miles per hour by the NWS storm survey team.

Maximum damage by the tornado was sustained by a home near the intersection of Silvers Road and Highway C in north St. Peters, two miles north of Mid Rivers Mall.

Experts estimated that the maximum width of the tornado was approximately 350 yards. The NWS believes the tornado was on the ground for about one mile.
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