Sunday night's storms cause damage in Mid-Missouri
Mon, 23 May 2011 02:25:40 GMT —
Update: Monday May 23 at 9:10 a.m.:
Some Mid-Missouri residents are cleaning up after Sunday's severe weather.According to the National Weather Service, a storm spotter reported a tornado in Williamsburg. That has not been confirmed yet. In Saline County, there are also reports that a house was completely destroyed by high winds in Slater.In Russellville, there are reports of trees and power lines down, and damage to houses and school buses. More than 500 people were without power in that area Sunday night, but power has been restored.About 120 homes just south and north of Eugene are still without power, as of Monday morning.
Sunday TMs afternoon and evening thunderstorms caused problems in Columbia and Boone County.
The Office of Emergency Management has received a handful of storm-related reports, but no widespread damage or injuries have been reported from the storms that moved through Boone County.
Storm-related damage reported to the Public Safety Joint Communications Center included: a tree across Route F, north of Route 124, a tree fell on a car in Centralia, a home in the Tremont Court area of Columbia was struck by lightning, Sporadic reports of power lines downed and power outages in the county and three-quarter to one-inch sized hail in areas such as Columbia and Hallsville.
In a press release the Office of Emergency Management for Boone County said residents who have suffered power outages are asked to call Columbia Water and Light at #573-875-2555, or Boone Electric at #573-449-4181 or 800-225-8143.