Yet another round of violent thunderstorms have begun to erupt over the Central states Friday, threatening lives and property.
Many of the storms are packing strong wind gusts, hail and blinding downpours. However, a significant number of the storms have the potential to be more disruptive with power outages, property damage and flooded roadways.
The most intense storms into the evening produced tornadoes are they raced across the Central U.S. states.
A team from the Weather Channel was chasing a tornado near El Reno, Okla. when the track of the tornado sudden changed and hit the team directly, according to Wunderground.
Meteorologist Mike Bettes was in the storm chasing SUV when it was picked up by the tornado and thrown for about 200 yards. Bettes stated that all of the team alive, but some have minor injuries.
While the storm system responsible for the wild weather is beginning to pick up forward speed, for some communities this is day five of the severe weather threat.
9:26 p.m. CDT After seeking further confirmation of the damage at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo., we are reporting that all fans are safe.
8:53 p.m. CDT Friday According to reports from local news sources, people are trapped under debris at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo.
8:42 p.m. CDT Friday A tornado is on the ground in Wood River, Ill. Seek shelter.
8:41 p.m. CDT Friday Storms capable of producing tornadoes are moving toward Joplin, Mo. Seek shelter now.
8:34 p.m. CDT Friday A tornado is reported to be on the ground near Watova, Okla.
8:27 p.m. CDT Friday Winds are gusting to 60 mph in Florrisant, Mo.
8:24 p.m. CDT Friday A rotating funnel cloud was seen in the St. Louis, Mo., suburb of Florissant.
8:20 p.m. CDT Friday Buildings have been damaged in Harvester, Mo., according to local media.
8:14 p.m. CDT Friday A large tornado is moving into the St. Louis, Mo., metro area. This is a dangerous situation. Seek shelter now.
8:10 p.m. CDT Friday A large, dangerous tornado is approaching the north side of St. Charles, Mo. Seek shelter now.
7:58 p.m. CDT Friday A wind gust of 80 mph was reported in Cedar Vale, Kan. Structures have been damaged.
7:53 p.m. CDT Friday:
7:28 p.m. CDT Friday: A new tornado formed just east of the Will Rogers Airport.
7:21 p.m. CDT Friday A funnel cloud was reported near Wentzville, Mo.
7:17 p.m. CDT Friday Thunderstorm winds are gusting between 50-60 mph in Troy, Mo.
7:04 p.m. CDT Friday: A tornado is 1 mile west of the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds and moving east, northeast. Seek shelter now. Latest watches and warnings.
6:56 p.m. CDT Friday:
6:46 p.m. CDT Friday: New circulation was reported near El Reno, Okla. and is moving toward Union City. A tornado was spotted 5 miles west of Yukon and is heading east at 10 mph.
6:43 p.m. CDT Friday: A tornado was reported west of Saint Louis, Mo., seek shelter near the area.
6:32 p.m. CDT Friday: Five miles east of New Haven, Iowa, a funnel cloud was reported.
6:30 p.m. CDT Friday: A tornado is located 5 miles northeast of Montgomery City, Mo.
6:17 p.m. CDT Friday: A tornado was reported near Mineola, Mo. and heading toward New Florence. Seek shelter now.
6:15 p.m. CDT Friday: Union City and Mustang, Okla., are potentially in the path of the tornado. Seek shelter now.
6:02 p.m. CDT Friday: The tornado located southwest of Reno, Okla., is moving east and just south of I-40. Travel west on I-40 out of Oklahoma City is not advised.
5:57 p.m. CDT Friday: NWS Norman reported a rain wrapped tornado 2-3 miles south of I-40, southwest of El Reno, Okla.
5:42 p.m. CDT Friday: A tornado was reported 7 miles west of Kingfisher, Okla.
4:40 p.m. CDT Friday: Spotters reported a funnel cloud 1 mile southwest of Cherryvale, Kan.
4:18 p.m. CDT Friday: A tornado was spotted 3 miles west of Independence, Kan. It made a brief touchdown.
3:45 p.m. CDT Friday: Winds gusted to 55 mph in Marysville, Ohio and brought down trees two-foot in diameter. Local radar.
3:37 p.m. CDT Friday: Thunderstorm winds gusted to 75 mph and blew a car off the road near Dennis, Kan.
3:44 p.m. CDT Friday: Storms with possible rotation were spotted on radar and are moving toward northern Henry and southeastern Bates, Mo.
2:48 p.m. CDT Friday: Thunderstorm wind gusted to 59 mph in Montgomery, Ohio.
2:20 p.m. CDT Friday: The first severe thunderstorms of the afternoon were firing over portions of southeastern Kansas and southwestern Missouri, from Sedalia, Mo. to Caney, Kan.
12:00 noon CDT Friday: Storms have weakened over much of Missouri. However, new storms will re-fire from Wisconsin and Michigan to Oklahoma and Arkansas. As they do, live coverage will resume.
10:30 a.m. CDT Friday: Storms were beginning to weaken just west of St. Louis, but can still bring locally gusty wind, small hail and brief downpours as they move through over the next hour or so.
9:30 a.m. CDT Friday: As the storms rolled through Columbia, Mo. in the morning, they dropped 2.50 inches of rain in three hours.
9:00 a.m. CDT Friday: Numerous roads were closed across Kansas City, Mo., due to storms that hit earlier in the morning. Multiple vehicles are stranded in the northeastern part of the city.
8:58 a.m. CDT Friday: A thunderstorm hit Jefferson City, Mo., with wind gusts to nearly 60 mph and 1.00-inch diameter hail. Large trees are reported down in the area with damage to some roofs.
8:10 a.m. CDT Friday: Thunderstorm winds downed trees, which were blocking roads in Morgan County, Mo.
6:10 a.m. CDT Friday: Thunderstorm winds destroyed two homes in West Covington, Tenn. Other homes sustained roof and structural damage.
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