Severe spring storms barreled through the midwest Wednesday night, wreaking havoc on homes and business and leaving tens of thousands of people without power.
In Hazelwood, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, at least 24 homes suffered severe damage as the tornado ripped off roofs and knocked down trees, prompting Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to declare a state of emergency, the Associated Press reports. Over 24,000 residents, many of whom live in and around St. Louis, still did not have power this morning, but no serious injuries or deaths have been reported yet, according to FOX2Now-St. Louis and CBS St. Louis affiliate KMOX.
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Alisa Daffin, who lives in Hazelwood, told CNN affiliate KMOV that she slept in her bathroom last night and woke up this morning without electricity or water and discovered downed power lines and trees surrounding her home: “It…
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