A tornado took the roofs off a home and barns near Meramec River Bluffs in the St. Louis area, according to records of the National Weather service. Forecasters labeled the storm an F2.

Photo credit: Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, et al., photographer by Schmitz, Shaun. Meramec River Bridge, Spanning Meramec River at Missouri State Route 19, Steelville, Crawford County, MO. trans by Franklin-Weekley, Rachelmitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, www.loc.gov/item/mo1851/, https://www.loc.gov/resource/hhh.mo1851.photos/?sp=7