A tornado swept through St. Louis on Saturday ripping apart many homes and a main terminal of the Lambert airport injuring some, but killing no one, according to the Associated Press.
"Glass was blowing everywhere. The ceiling was falling. The glass was hitting us in the face. Hail and rain were coming in. The wind was blowing debris all over the place," Dianna Merrill, 43, a mail carrier at the airport said. "It was like being in a horror movie. Grown men were crying. It was horrible."
Airport workers quickly moved people to stairwells and bathrooms to get them out of harm's way, according to MSNBC.
All Saturday, the airport led an aggressive effort to cleanup in and around the complex, according to Fox News.
"We have all hands on deck here," St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said at the airport. "This is something we're putting a lot of attention to."
The international airport has been closed indefinitely but will open as soon as electricity is restored, said Fox News.