Other parts of the metro area which large hail was reported include Wentzville, Warranton, Imperial,Maryland Heights, Afton and Ladue. There were reports of funnel clouds around Lake St. Louis as well. The extreme winds blew the roof off a home in Wright City and numerous vehicles suffered body and window damage throughout the storm’s path. Luckily, no injuries were reported.
Strong winds accompanied the hail storm with wind gusts as high as 70mph reported in Eastern Missouri and throughout central and southern Missouri.
Hail and wind storms are a common occurrence this time of year around St. Louis and Missouri and can cause substantial damage to area homes and businesses. If you’ve been hit recently with large hail or see missing shingles on your roof it is probably time to have the exterior of your home checked by an expert. Contact John Beal Roofing to request a free exterior home inspection.