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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

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

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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.
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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
nearly simultaneously tornadoes were causing major damage in north st louis county

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

APRIL 22, 2011

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ADVANCE WARNING SAVED LIVESTornado sirens blared and Local TV stations turned away from network programming to focus on the pending disaster.
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