Monday, February 28, 2011
Central States News: Severe Thunderstorms- Tornadoes Rake Kansas- Missouri and Illinois
At least 6 people suffered non life-threatening injuries and about 30000 Missourians were without power as of mid-morning Monday after severe storms and a few tornadoes raked an swath from south-central Kansas- southwest through east-central Missouri into western Illinois Sunday afternoon and night.
The injured were all on the Illinois side of Metro St. Louis- where 3 tornadoes are reported to have touched down and at least 2 homes were damaged near the Illinois community of Shobonier- according to the ST. LOUIS (MO) POST-DISPATCH online.
A time-lapse video shows the storms as they moved through the St. Louis area Sunday night.