Severe storms are rolling through the St. Louis area. A severe thunderstorm warning just expired for St. Louis city and county.
The storms brought a mix on very heavy rain and strong winds. Ameren is already reporting over 5,400 customers with out power. The outages are concentrated in St. Charles and St. Louis counties--with around 4200 outages in St. Charles.
The storms are now taking aim at the metro east as severe warnings are issued Madison, Monroe and St. Clair Cos. in Illinois until 5:35 p.m..