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Sunday Brings Heat Relief For Some; Flash Flood Threat Along Cold Front

A cold front shifting across the Central Plains, Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast on Sunday will bring some relief from the heat with cooler and drier air. Excessive heat holds through today for portions of the Plains to the East Coast. Heavy rain from thunderstorms along the front may bring flash flooding. Read More >

Overview

A broken line of supercellular thunderstorms (rotating thunderstorms) broke out on the afternoon of Saturday, December 1st, 2018. Three of of these thunderstorms produced multiple tornadoes across portions of western and central Illinois. Below are the tornadoes that affected the NWS St. Louis county warning area. For more detailed, interactive maps, please visit: https://apps.dat.noaa.gov/StormDamage/DamageViewer/