Living St. Louis

1959 Tornado

Special | 11m 51s Video has closed captioning.

Sixty years ago, a rare winter tornado cut through the heart of St. Louis in the middle of the night. Meteorologists did not see it coming, but if they had, the city’s sirens could only be used to warn of enemy attack.

Aired: 02/04/19

Rating: NR

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