Ameren Missouri reported that there were more than 40,000 customers without power around noon. 9. The supply said power to some customers may not be restored for 48 hours due to the extent of the damage and the forecast for further storms later Saturday.
Many people woke up to fallen trees and limbs that had damaged homes and cars and blocked roads across the region.
Clayton officials issued a statement urging people to be careful when traveling in the city because of the number of trees and limbs that had fallen on the streets.
Tower Grove Farmers Market in St. Louis Louis was canceled because of what officials said was “extensive”
A large limb fell on preschool equipment at Kirkwood United Methodist Church in Kirkwood.
A car was crushed by a tree in the Southwest Garden neighborhood of St. Louis. Louis.
St. Louis fire officials reported that the tower at Centenary United Methodist Church collapsed. The church is located in the center near the intersection of Pine Street and North 15th Street. Remains fell on the streets and parking lots below. No injuries were reported.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch through Sunday morning, explaining that the most likely chance of flooding may be north of Interstate 70.