Violent Weather Pounds Eastern Missouri

6 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, April 03 2014 Apr 3, 2014 Thursday, April 03, 2014 7:19:00 PM CDT April 03, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - A second wave of violent weather rolled through eastern Missouri, with scattered reports of tornado sightings.

The public reported a tornado shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday near the town of Washington, but Franklin County emergency management director Abraham Cook said there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

A tornado touched down briefly around 5:30 a.m. Thursday in the St. Louis suburb of University City.

In east-central Missouri, a member of the public reported a tornado Thursday evening near the Osage County town of Rich Fountain. County emergency management director Andrea Rice said the sighting was unconfirmed and she was unaware of any damage.

A KOMU 8 News Viewer submitted this photo of Rich Fountain Thursday night. 

Parts of Missouri had hail and more than 6 inches of rain in a 24-hour period, prompting flash flooding and water rescues in several locations.

 

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