Tornadoes Strike St. Louis Region; Three Confirmed Twisters So Far


Twistin' the night away...
  • Twistin' the night away...
f you're like Daily RFT and you awoke this morning to (gasp!) no Internet connection and a large branch dangling from the power line to your casa -- you're not alone.

Early reports are that between 30,000 and 40,000 people are without power after last night's storm blew into St. Louis around 11 p.m. with wind gusts of 70 mph. and higher. The National Weather Service reports that at least three tornadoes were spotted in Gray Summit, Mehlville and Shobonier, Illinois.  

Worst than all that, though, is that the storms damaged Ted Drewes! Those bastards! The famous custard stand sustained damage to its awning and gutters, reports Fox 2.