ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Severe storms brought down trees and hail around the News 4 viewing area Friday afternoon. Heavy rains caused flash flooding and several officials had to cancel their events.

News 4 received several reports of water rescues in Webster Groves, Chesterfield and Eureka.

A red truck was stranded in water for two hours near Little Fox Creek on Fox Creek Crossing Drive in Eureka Friday evening.

Officials said they had to threw a rope and a life jacket to the man and pulled him out of the rushing waters. He was not hurt.

Fox Creek Crossing Drive water rescue
Fox Creek Crossing Drive

One of the hardest hit areas was Sullivan with coin-sized hail, torn roofs and downed tree limbs.

Hail in Sullivan

Coin-sized hail spotted in Sullivan, Missouri. 

Highway 141 under Highway 44 in Fenton was flooded as heavy rains prompted flash flooding.

Friday night events postponed/canceled

  • Kirkwood vs. Jefferson City postponed to Saturday at 1 p.m. and moved to Jefferson City
  • Parkway West vs. Parkway South postponed to 8 p.m. Friday
  • Marquette vs. Parkway North postponed to 8 p.m. Friday
  • McCluer vs. Jennings canceled
  • Affton vs. Lutheran South canceled - makeup date TBD
  • St. Charles' Riverfest celebration - events start Saturday at noon
  • Blues at the Arch canceled

Highway 185 in Sullivan closed down after utility poles were downed due to the storm Friday around 3:30 p.m. Crews closed down the highway to remove electric lines off of the roads.

Route 185 near Sullivan was closed

Franklin County Route 185 near Sullivan was closed for about two hours as Crawford Electric Cooperative crews removed power lines and snapped poles from the roadway. (Aug. 30, 2019. Photo by Will Sites)

Highway 185 in Sullivan closed down

Franklin County Route 185 near Sullivan was closed for about two hours as Crawford Electric Cooperative crews removed power lines and snapped poles from the roadway. (Aug. 30, 2019. Photo by Will Sites)

The severe storms knocked down several trees and ripped off the roof of a skating rink in Sullivan.

Winds ripped off the roof of a skating rink in Sullivan -1
Winds ripped off the roof of a skating rink in Sullivan - 2
Winds ripped off the roof of a skating rink in Sullivan - 3
Winds ripped off the roof of a skating rink in Sullivan - 4
truck lies trapped by a damaged tree

A truck lies trapped by a damaged tree in a severe storm in Franklin County near Sullivan, Mo. (Aug. 30, 2019. Photo by Will Sites)

an oak tree knocked over by a severe storm

An oak tree knocked over by a severe storm near Sullivan in southern Franklin County, Mo. (Aug. 30, 2019. Photo by Will Sites)

Downed tree in Eureka
Downed tree

Crawford Electric has 185 shut down near Highway 185 at Highway H. due to power lines across road. Numerous poles snapped in half. 

Send your storm damage photos to News 4 at share@kmov.com.

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