Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The watch includes the Chesterfield area and will last until 10 p.m. with a chance for spotty, but intense storms this evening.
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the St. Louis area, including Chesterfield. The watch will remain in effect until 10 p.m., according to a report from Fox2. There is a chance for a few spotty, but very intense storms late in the day into the evening. These storms may produce large hail, gusty winds and quick tornadoes. A spot storm threat will continue into Wednesday night before a higher risk of strong to severe storms arrives during the day Thursday. For more, check out coverage from Patch news partner Fox2.
Monday, January 21, 2013
The watch will remain in effect until 8 p.m. as a severe storm system passes through the area early tonight.
Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that a tornando warning had been issued. Patch regrets the error and any confusion it may have caused. A severe thunderstorm that is expected to roll through St. Louis at around 7 p.m. is expecting to bring damaging winds, large hail and possibly even isolated tornadoes. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch this afternoon for the St. Louis area, which will be in effect until 8 p.m. and impacts a total of 37 Missouri counties. According to the NWS, residents can also expect heavy rainfall of up to 2-3 inches today and tonight. Temperatures will fall as the storm moves but will remain above freezing with a low predicted to reach 39 degrees. However, they will …
Friday, August 31, 2012
The tornado warning is in effect until 3:15 p.m. Residents should take cover immediately. The tornado watch runs through 10 p.m.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a tornado warning for St. Louis and St. Charles counties until 3:15 p.m. today. A tornado watch has also been issued through 10 p.m. for St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson counties, as well as several other counties. Residents are advised to take cover immediately. The NWS suggests that you move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. You should avoid windows, and if you’re in a mobile home, in a vehicle or outdoors, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.