Northeast Missouri has damage after Sunday's severe storms
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:42:24 GMT —
Northeast Missouri is cleaning up after Sunday's severe weather event.
Before noon, tornado and severe thunderstorm watches were issued for our entire viewing area.
A strong line of severe thunderstorms moved through the area between 2:30 and 4 p.m.
There were straight line winds gusting between 60 and 70 miles per hour. Also, one-inch diameter hail was reported with the storms.
There were several reports of damage throughout the day. They ranged from flooded roadways, a few ripped billboards and some up-rooted trees.
There were no reports of injuries in the area.
The KTVO Storm Team wants to remind residents that severe weather season is very much here and encourage you to review your severe weather safety plans. Practice what you would do in a real severe weather emergency.
Prepare for the season with a few of these tips in mind: assemble a disaster kit. Those kits should include first aid supplies, water and canned goods. Develop a family evacuation plan, such as moving into an interior room. Don't forget your pets. Finally secure your home.
For more severe weather safety tips click here.