KSDK -- A line of powerful thunderstorms plowed through the bi-state region early Friday morning, leaving behind a swath of tree damage and downed power lines.
Yet another round is expected into the overnight hours and toward daybreak as storms organize over Oklahoma and southwest Missouri.
Damaging winds, some hail and even a chance for an isolated tornado will be possible
Friday morning, radar indicated that some areas were experiencing 80 mph winds, which is evident by the amount of tree damage in parts of the St. Louis metro. Power is still off for many as crews work to repair the damage left behind.
It's imperative you have a way to get warnings that will wake you from sleep overnight. The KSDK app is free and you can set the location to your hometown to get alerts right to your phone. NOAA weather radios are also a great resource to get warning information quickly.
Have a plan for where you or your family will shelter in the event of a severe thunderstorm or tornado warning.
Stay with 5 On Your Side Weather for the latest information until this severe weather threat diminishes by late Saturday night.