South County Weather

FLOODING: Mississippi River forecast to reach second-highest level; South County residents evacuated

Pictured above: County Executive Sam Page sandbags Tuesday in Bellefontaine Neighbors, with the help of volunteers. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mississippi River will crest later than originally expected and at levels lower than the 1993 flood, but some South County residents have already been evacuated to an emergency shelter and others now

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Storms expected overnight could bring hail or tornadoes

Storms expected Wednesday night into Thursday morning in the St. Louis region could bring hail and even tornadoes, the National Weather Service St. Louis said. The NWS said that residents of the region should set up weather alerts in case of severe weather. With hail, possible tornadoes and “damaging wind gusts” anticipated, a weather radio

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St. Louis County officer hit by car, injured on Interstate 55

Pictured above: St. Louis County police from the Affton Southwest Precinct and first responders investigate a fire in October. Photo by Erin Achenbach. A St. Louis County police officer was hit by a car and injured on Interstate 55 in south county Monday morning while responding to an earlier accident. The officer, who was outside

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Five to eight inches of snow expected this weekend

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning predicting five to eight inches of snow in the St. Louis region this weekend, with snow expected to fall from Friday afternoon through midnight Saturday. Heavy snow is expected to fall, with total accumulations up to eight inches with possible amounts higher locally, the weather service

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Crestwood aldermen cancel BBQ due to extreme heat; no plans to reschedule

Due to anticipated extreme heat, the second annual Crestwood Aldermanic BBQ competition that was scheduled to be held in Whitecliff Park Saturday, July 14, has been canceled, with no plans to reschedule. This year’s event will be canceled altogether, City Administrator Kris Simpson said. This community-wide backyard barbecue competition was intended as a great way for residents to

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Active heat advisory set from noon Wednesday through Thursday night

The National Weather Service has issued an active heat advisory in effect from noon Wednesday, July 4, until 8 p.m. Thursday, July 5 in St. Louis County. The advisory also affects St. Louis city, Jefferson County, Madison County, St. Charles County, Reynolds County, St. Francois County, St. Genevieve, Iron County and Washington County. Heat index values

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