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Closures and delays in St. Louis during historic rainfall and flooding

Keep up to date on what St. Louis-area attractions and locations are not opening due to the weather.
Credit: MaKayla Smith
University City, MO area Credit: MaKayla Smith

ST. LOUIS — Tuesday began with historic rainfall totals and flash flooding in the St. Louis area. Keep track of the major closures and delays in the region, as rain continues to fall and flood waters rise. 

Metro Transit

MetroLink riders in the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County were encouraged to use alternative transportation until further notice. Stations were flooded out and there was potential damage to the tracks and equipment from the Central West End to St. Louis Lambert International Airport. The service disruption to MetroLink could last more than two weeks.

MetroBus riders were asked to allow extra time for street closures and detours.

Call-A-Ride customers should also plan for delays.

Check updates at metrostlouis.org.

Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch tweeted Tuesday morning it would be closed due to flooding. It said its ticketing and tram operations would also be closed.

The Muny

The Muny announced its Tuesday night showing of Legally Blonde would be rescheduled for Monday night because of flooding on The Muny grounds.

IMPORTANT INFO FOR TONIGHT'S PERFORMANCE OF LEGALLY BLONDE❕ . Due to flooding in Forest Park and The Muny grounds,...

Posted by The Muny on Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Raging Rivers WaterPark

Raging Rivers announced via their social media they would be closed Tuesday due to inclement weather. 

Six Flags St. Louis

Six Flags St. Louis tweeted it would be closed Tuesday due to inclement weather.

St. Louis Community College Forest Park

St. Louis Community College notified students that the Forest Park campus would be closed today due to flooding and an HVAC outage. There is no estimated time for repairs. 

St. Francis Xavier College Church

Noon Mass was canceled due to a power outage.

St. Peters Rec-Plex

The St. Peters Rec-Plex announced it and Rec-Plex South would be closed Tuesday because of flooding. Some services were scheduled to reopen Wednesday while others would remain closed. Check the website for details.

Eureka Parks and Recreation

The Timbers Pool was scheduled to reopen at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. The concession stand would not be open.

The Boathouse at Forest Park

Forest Park Forever said in an Instagram post, Boathouse at Forest Park would not open until 3 p.m. due to weather. Certain walking trails and areas of Forest Park are closed due to flooding. 

Carl's Drive-In

The flooding caused the closure of the burger restaurant Tuesday.

Ferguson Brewing Company

The beer brewer closed its doors until further notice to assess the flood damage.

Fritz's Frozen Custard

The Florissant location was closed until further notice due to a power outage.

The Piccadilly at Manhattan

The bar and grill was closed due to flooding Tuesday.

Serendipity Gifts

The St. Charles shop was closed Tuesday due to the conditions.

The Watering Bowl

The dog daycare rapidly flooded Tuesday morning and described rescuing the 42 boarded dogs with boats from the Hanley location. All dogs were evacuated from the 4-feet of water that rushed into the building. That facility is closed until further notice.

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