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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 1.71 Miles
-- Width 60 Yards
State MISSOURI
County/Area ST. LOUIS (C)
WFO LSX
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-31 16:50:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 3S ST LOUIS
Begin Lat/Lon 38.61/-90.25
End Date 2007-03-31 16:52:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2SE ST LOUIS
End Lat/Lon 38.63/-90.22
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 2/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A large squall line formed ahead of a weak cold front. As the storms moved east across Missouri and Illinois, numerous reports of large hail and damaging winds were received, including an EF0 tornado in the city of St. Louis.
Event Narrative The tornado initially touched down south of the intersection of Flora Place and South 39th Street. Several trees were damaged in this location. The tornado traveled to the northeast and caused additional large tree limb damage east of the intersection of Shaw Boulevard and South 39th Street. The tornado lifted and traveled over I-44 and then dropped back down on Blaine Avenue causing partial roof damage to three homes just west of South Grand Blvd. The tornado briefly lifted again...then came back down at the Saint Louis University Medical Center causing minor roof damage to one building and blew out a number of windows at two parking garages east of South Grand Blvd on the medical campus. A large lamp post and several large tree limbs were blown down in this location as well. The tornado lifted again and then touched down one last time damaging a large billboard west of the intersection of I-64 and Jefferson Avenue. Two people driving on I-64 were injured from the flying debris and were taken to the hospital for minor cuts. Traffic lights were damaged on Jefferson Avenue south of I-64.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 2 0.00K 0.00K
SHELBINA SHELBY CO. MO 03/31/2007 13:56 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHELBINA SHELBY CO. MO 03/31/2007 14:04 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STEFFENVILLE LEWIS CO. MO 03/31/2007 14:32 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WILLIAMSTOWN LEWIS CO. MO 03/31/2007 14:58 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROWENA AUDRAIN CO. MO 03/31/2007 15:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LADDONIA AUDRAIN CO. MO 03/31/2007 15:35 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PEVELY JEFFERSON CO. MO 03/31/2007 16:32 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST LOUIS ST. LOUIS (C) CO. MO 03/31/2007 16:50 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 2 0.00K 0.00K
CUBA CRAWFORD CO. MO 03/31/2007 17:25 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 2 0.00K 0.00K