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St. Charles County, Mo. storm damage extensive

12:03 PM, Jun 1, 2013   |    comments
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ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. -- The St. Charles County executive declared a state of emergency and Governor Jay Nixon will be coming to survey the damage Saturday afternoon.

The county set up a mobile command center at Central School Elementary off Central School Road and St. Peters Howell Road Saturday morning for damage assessments.

Officials said 13 homes were damaged in Whitmoor. Substantial damage was also reported in St. Charles City around the Family Arena, which was also damaged.

Residents in Harvester and Weldon Spring who have trees and limbs down should bring them to the street by Monday mroning for the St. Charles County Highway Department to pick up.

Mobile incident command teams are out surveying the damage. St. Charles County Sheriff's Department and Missouri Highway Patrol are providing regional security.

Officials are advising homeowners who have extensive damage to stay out of their homes until the buildings are assessed to ensure they are safe.

All roads in the area are open and there was no damage to hospitals.

No shelters have been set up.

There are no reports of fatalities. There were six minor injuries and 25 reported last night, but not all were storm related.

Anyone who needs help or wants to help should call the United Way's 211 system.

Initial list of damaged areas reported by street (Weldon Spring, Harvester, Unincorporated County):

Camelot Rd
Independence Rd
Dingledine Rd
Cambridge Crossing
Francis Place
Jungs Station Rd
Willott Rd
Lisa Lane
Fox Hill
Heritage Rd
Ashley Place
Merlin Dr
Whitmor Rd
Grange Hill Dr
Musket Dr
Johnnie Dr
LaGrange Pass
Black Rock
Lillow Lakes
Grey Oakes
Weldon Spring Heights reports minor damage to one house; trees down.


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