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04-23-2011, 09:29 AM
Strong tornado hits St. Louis airport

By the CNN Wire Staff
April 22, 2011 10:45 p.m. EDT


The twister damages parts of a terminal and concourse at the airport
Some people are injured, an airport spokesman says
The National Weather Service says the tornado was on the ground for several miles

(CNN) -- A strong tornado damaged parts of an airport in St. Louis when it hit Friday, officials said.
The National Weather Service said authorities believe the tornado was on the ground for several miles and observed the twister from a tower at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.
The tornado damaged a terminal and parts of the airport's Concourse C, which is used by American Airlines, AirTran and Cape Air, airport spokesman Jeff Lea said.
Some people were injured, he said.
The tornado was near Ferguson, Missouri, later Friday night, the National Weather Service said.

04-23-2011, 01:41 PM


04-25-2011, 11:58 PM
Video hitting inside of building here: http://www.weather.com/outlook/weather-news/news/articles/st-louis-airport-update_2011-04-25