ST. LOUIS — Multiple damaging possible tornadoes were reported south of St. Louis Sunday night.
There was a tornado near Coffman and another near Fredericktown in Missouri. A tornado emergency was declared before one of the tornadoes moved over Chester, Illinois. Farmington and St. Mary, Missouri, also reported storm damage.
5 On Your Side is sending a crew to the impacted area and will follow up on any damage.
Widespread power outages were reported.
Conditions were right for flying debris, damage to mobile homes, damage to roofs, windows and vehicles.
The warnings indicated there were winds capable of producing a tornado.
The NWS earlier issued a tornado watch for much of the metro area Sunday afternoon through the evening.
5 On Your Side meteorologists said the threat remains for severe thunderstorms, high winds and hail.
As of 10:30 p.m., the National Weather Service did not have any active tornado warnings for counties in the St. Louis area.
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The severe weather was expected to impact several southwest Illinois counties, including Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Adams, Brown and Pike.
On the Missouri side, Audrain, Boone, Calloway, Cole, Moniteau, Osage, Crawford, Franklin, Gasconade, Jefferson, Lincoln, Montgomery, St. Charles, St. Louis County, St. Louis city, Warren, Washington, Knox, Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls, Shelby, Iron and Reynolds counties were in the path of the storms.