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Storm reports from NWS

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The following storm reports come from the National Weather Service and reports to KFVS12.

MISSOURI

Several people at Lambert Airport in St. Louis were injured Friday after an apparent tornado touched down, spewing debris over the airfield, bursting glass in the concourse and damaging cars atop a parking garage. Read more.

Ameren reported 18 customers without power in Scott County, and nine customers without power in Stoddard County at 10:50 p.m. Friday.

Ameren Missouri reported 31,592 customers still without power in Missouri Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Most of the customers that were without power were in the St. Louis metro area, the area hardest hit by the storms.

The storm also brought heavy rain and huge hail to central and eastern Missouri Friday night. Flash flooding closed Highway 67 near Farmington.

ILLINOIS

Ameren Illinois reported 791 customers without power in Alexander County, three in Jackson County, one in Massac County, 983 in Pulaski County, seven in Randolph County, 18 in Saline County, three in White, and one in Williamson County at 11 p.m. Friday.

At 10:40 a.m. Saturday, all Illinois customers were restored to power except for 2 in Saline County and 3 in White County.

KENTUCKY

In Paducah, heavy rains caused a vehicle carrying three kids to slide off the road into a swollen creek late Friday night. 

Authorities helped all five people escape from the vehicle and transported them to Lourdes hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Also, a Friday night crash sent 5 persons to the hospital and slowed traffic on I-24 for hours. 

I-24 was slowed to one lane for approximately one hour while the scene was cleaned up.

No word on any driver or passengers' conditions.

TIMELINE

11:07 p.m. - Just north of Wester-Henderson County line on the north end of Poole, reported multiple houses damaged including one with the roof torn off and tree and power lines down.

10:30 p.m. - Funnel cloud spotted in Charleston in Mississippi County

10:24 p.m. - Low lying streets in the area are flooded or partially covered. Several ditches around town have spilled over their banks in Chaffee in Scott County.

Ameren reported eight customers without power in Scott County at 10 p.m.

10:01 p.m. - 60 mph winds in Metropolis in Massac County

9:56 p.m. - 76 mph winds in Round Knob in Massac County.  Between Joppa and Metropolis: Multiple power flashes of blown transformers.

9:56 p.m. - 55 mph winds in Joppa in Massac County

9:45 p.m. - Partial roof and siding off residence. Also...window out of car in Monkey's Eyebrow in Ballard County

Ameren reported 104 customers without power in New Madrid County at 9:30 p.m.

9:35 p.m. - .75 inch hail in Karnak in Pulaski County

9:17 p.m. - Numerous trees and power lines down in Oran and Chaffee in Scott County. One inch hail reported.

9:05 p.m. - 50 mph wind report from Chaffee

9:04 p.m. - 50 mph wind in Perkins

9:00 p.m. - 60 mph winds blow over a house trailer and a number of trees in Vanduser in Scott County.

8:33 p.m. - .75 inch hail in Carbondale in Jackson County

8:31 p.m. - .5 inch hail in Carbondale in Jackson County

8:30 p.m. - Funnel cloud spotted northeast of Poplar Bluff in Butler County.  The funnel cloud has already lifted.

8:25 p.m. - 1.25 inch hail falling west and southwest of Zalma in Bollinger County

Send your storms pictures and video to cnews@kfvs12.com or upload them to cNews here.

OUTLOOK

There is a high risk of locally heavy downpours especially along and north of the front.   Flash flood watches continue this weekend for most of the Heartland.  

Anyone living in a flood-prone area or having interests along the Mississippi or Ohio Rivers should keep a close eye on this developing weather pattern.

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