ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) – Severe weather and strong winds caused damage to homes and businesses in the Harvester and St. Peters areas Saturday afternoon.
A tornado warning was issued for parts of St. Charles, St. Louis and Jefferson Counties.
Most of the roof blew off of a Club Fitness at the 3600 block of North St. Peters Parkway, which is just off the Page Extension.
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The manager confirms that most of the roof blew off and a tree was knocked down. The damage forced the facility to close, she told us.
St. Charles County authorities say there were no injuries and mostly superficial damage.
Funnel clouds were spotted by viewers near Red Bud, Ill. The emergency management director of Monroe County, Ill. says two homes sustained wind damage, included downed trees.
Lots of people reported tornadoes or funnel clouds, but he's waiting for confirmed information from the National Weather Service.
No injuries or damage were reported. You can watch raw video of the storm as seen from Red Bud, Ill. below and in the video above:
Here's the release sent by St. Charles County authorities detailing the locations that suffered damage;
From initial reports, damage is concentrated in the Cottleville, St. Peters, and Harvester area. Two reports of trees on houses, multiple reports of powerlines in the road in the area of Hwy 94 and Dingledine. It has been reported that there has been significant structural damage at the Club Fitness at Highway 94 in Harvester. There are reports of significant roof damage to units in the Cedar Grove Apartments, and roof, tree and powerlines down at Jungermann and Highway 94 and Queensbrooke and Highway 94. Again, these are initial reports.
We're working on getting more information about the damage, and will provide updates online and on air.