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SarasotaRepub
04-23-2011, 02:33 PM
St. Louis airport may reopen Sunday after tornado

(CNN) -- Workers at the St. Louis airport, ravaged by a powerful tornado that smashed windows and rocked airplanes parked at gates, scrambled to have it ready to resume flight operations Sunday, officials said.

The tornado was part of a storm that slashed through metropolitan St. Louis Friday evening, damaging hundreds of homes and closing the airport.

The tornado went through north St. Louis County and when it hit Bridgeton it had an EF3 rating, indicating it had winds of between 136 and 165 miles per hour and is considered severe, according to the National Weather Service. The reading at the airport, which is near Bridgeton, may be different.

Mayor Francis G. Slay said if power to the airport is restored by later Saturday, as expected, about 70% of flights can be operating Sunday. No operations were scheduled for Saturday, and officials advised passengers to contact their airlines with service questions.


LINK (http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/04/23/missouri.severe.weather/index.html?hpt=T1)

djones520
04-23-2011, 02:37 PM
You posted in my Weather Channel thread about this... Bad Sith Lord!

SarasotaRepub
04-23-2011, 02:49 PM
You posted in my Weather Channel thread about this... Bad Sith Lord!

Would you like to argue with SLW???? :confused::p