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AN EF 4 TORNADO STRIKES LAMBERT AIRPORT IN NORTH ST LOUIS COUNTY, MISSOURI. DAMAGE, BUT--- A MIRACLE: NO DEATHS FRIDAY, APRIL 22. Walter Hays, Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction, University of North Carolina, USA.

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AN EF 4 TORNADO STRIKES LAMBERT AIRPORT IN NORTH ST LOUIS COUNTY, MISSOURI

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AN EF 4 TORNADO STRIKES LAMBERT AIRPORT IN NORTH ST LOUIS COUNTY, MISSOURI

DAMAGE, BUT---

A MIRACLE: NO DEATHS

FRIDAY, APRIL 22

Walter Hays, Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction, University of North Carolina, USA


PRIORITIES OF AN AIRPORT:1) OVERALL SAFETY2) BUSINESS CONTINUITY3) EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO THE COMMUNITY


Friday evening's storm at Lambert International Airport ripped away a large section of the main terminal's roof and blew out windows, forcing the airport to close and divert incoming flights to other cities.


LAMBERT AIRPORT: ROOF OF MAIN CONCOURSE DAMAGED


GLASS FROM BLOWN OUT WINDOWS


INTERIOR DAMAGE


DAMAGE TO PARKING GARAGE NEAR CONCOURSE ONE


DAMAGE TO AIRPLANE PARKED AT A CONCOURSE


Working in a crisis mode, 1,000 workers were able to accomplish enough repairs for the airport to resume partial operations safely by Saturday night


GOVERNOR JAY NIXON AT AIRPORT:SATURDAY, APRIL 23


NEARLY SIMULTANEOUSLY, TORNADOES WERE CAUSING MAJOR DAMAGE IN NORTH ST LOUIS COUNTY

APRIL 22, 2011


ADVANCE WARNING SAVED LIVES

The National Weather service issued a warning 34 minutes before the tornado hit.


ADVANCE WARNING SAVED LIVES

Tornado sirens blared and Local TV stations turned away from network programming to focus on the pending disaster.


ADVANCE WARNING SAVED LIVES

Many families waited out the storm in their basements.


DAMAGE: BRIDGETON, MO


DAMAGE: BRIDGETON, MO


DAMAGE: BRIDGETON, MO


ROOF DAMAGE: BRIDGETON, MO


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