A TORNADO has been confirmed in Missouri by the National Weather Service.
The tornado was located near Ladue and is moving north as St Louis and St Charles are currently under severe weather warnings.
Already residents are reporting downed trees as the storm moves through the state.
Flash floods covering roads have also been reported.
People are being told to shelter in place at the St Louis Lambert International Airport due to the inclement weather.
Large clouds could be seen forming in photos on social media.
Severe thunderstorms were also reported within the state, bringing strong winds and hail in nearly a dozen counties.
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