ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI - FOX2now.com)—
Tornado watches and warnings covered the St. Louis region on Friday evening. These storms produced large hail, damaging wind gusts, and tornadoes. There is widespread storm damage across the region. Lambert Airport had to close due to Tornado damage. These storms could put down a lot of rain in a short amount of time and flash flooding is a concern.
Mayor Francis Slay told the public in a press conference that Lambert Airport has been closed indefinitely. Five people have been injured. Four people have been transported to hospital. Their injuries are not severe.