Major Storm Damage in The Westplex

Major Storm Damage in The Westplex

The St Charles County Executive has declared a state of emergency. Dispatch centers and emergency responders have called in additional units and personnel.

The Mobile Incident Command Center is at Central School Elementary off Central School Road EOC Van 20130601 1000W and St. Peters Howell Road. The Command Center opened at 8 AM Saturday morning for damage assessments.

No fatalities have been reported.  One fire fighter at the fire station on Jungs Station was injured when the fire house was hit by the storm.   Five other area residents received injuries and were transported to area hospitals.

Damage reports are currently concentrated around Harvester and Weldon Spring areas. Substantial damage was reported in St Charles city around the Family Arena. Damage was also reported to the Family Arena. All hospitals report no damage.

American Red Cross representatives are on scene at the Area Command and the County Emergency Operations Center, but no requests for assistance or shelter have been received. No shelters have been activated. Personnel remain on stand by.

Central County Fire District station reported significant damage and one firefighter injured and transported.

Here’s the list of damaged areas reported by street (Weldon Spring, Harvester, Unincorporated County):
Camelot Rd
Independence Rd
Dingledine Rd
Cambridge Crossing
Francis Place
Jungs Station Rd
Willott Rd
Lisa Lane
Fox Hill
Heritage Rd
Ashley Place
Merlin Dr
Whitmor Rd
Grange Hill Dr
Musket Dr
Johnnie Dr
LaGrange Pass
Black Rock
Glendough
Clifton
Lillow Lakes
Grey Oakes
Weldon Spring Heights reported only  minor damage to one house with a few tress knocked down.EOC Van 3 crop 1000W 20130601

There was little or no damage to these areas in the Westplex.
Lake St Louis
O’Fallon
St Peters
Portage des Sioux
Wentzville
West Alton
Defiance
Flint Hill

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