advertisement

Missouri storm causes scattered flooding, damage

Saturday, April 16, 2011 | 6:29 p.m. CDT

 JEFFERSON CITY — A spring storm has caused scattered flooding, power outages and hail and wind damage in Missouri.

The National Weather Service says a tornado might have touched down Friday afternoon near the eastern Missouri towns of Chaffee and Kelso.

A double-wide mobile home was destroyed near Chaffee. And near the neighboring town of Oran, a shed was destroyed and another double-wide was damaged.

The weather service had also received reports of golf ball-size hail in downtown Cape Girardeau.

Scattered power outages were reported from Jefferson City to Benton.

And the Springfield New-Leader says three construction workers were rescued by members of the Logan-Rogersville Fire District after their truck became submerged when the James River overflowed its banks and flooded the road. No one was injured.

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements