US News & World Report also ranks the undergraduate school and other graduate schools, such as the Washington University School of Law, in the top 20 in the nation.[35][84]. Chance of rain 90%. The St. Louis Arsenal constructed ironclads for the Union Navy. [60], An estimated 70,000 Bosnians live in the metro area, the largest population of Bosnians in the United States and the largest Bosnian population outside their homeland. Among the area's most popular radio stations are KMOX (AM sports and talk, notable as the longtime flagship station for St. Louis Cardinals broadcasts), KLOU (FM oldies), WIL-FM (FM country), WARH (FM adult hits), and KSLZ (FM Top 40 mainstream). Males had a median income of $31,106; females, $26,987. How would you rate the weather in East St. Louis? Low 36F. Chance of rain 50%. Mostly sunny skies. Until 2010, it was also home to KFUO-FM, one of the oldest classical music FM radio stations west of the Mississippi River. Chance of rain 50%. Chance of rain 40%. The St. Louis metro area is served by MetroLink (known as Metro) and is the 11th-largest light rail system in the country with 46 mi (74 km) of double track light rail. French colonists used African slaves as domestic servants and workers in the city. By the mid-1800s, St. Louis had a greater population than New Orleans. Partly cloudy skies. In 1800, it was retroceded to France, which sold it three years later to the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase. [59], The religious demographics of St. Louis are as follows:[59], About fifteen families from Bosnia settled in St. Louis between 1960 and 1970. The Democratic Party has dominated St. Louis city politics for decades. Detroit, Flint, Memphis, Birmingham, and Baltimore have higher overall violent crime rates than St. Louis, when comparing other crimes such as rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. Frogs are found in the springtime, especially after extensive wet periods. It is located just east of the historic grand St. Louis Union Station. Most of the caves in the city have been sealed, but many springs are visible along the riverfront. Chance of rain 30%. Type at least three characters to start auto complete. 10 Day Weather-East St. Louis, IL. The largest native forest area is found in Forest Park. The Old St. Louis County Courthouse (known as the Old Courthouse) was completed in 1864 and was notable for having a cast iron dome and for being the tallest structure in Missouri until 1894. Winds light and variable. The most terms served by a mayor was by Lane, who served 8 full terms plus the unexpired term of Darby. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. St. Louis, like many Midwestern cities, expanded in the early 20th century due to industrialization, which provided jobs to new generations of immigrants and migrants from the South. Low 4C. [47] After World War II, St. Louis began losing population to the suburbs, first because of increased demand for new housing, unhappiness with city services, ease of commuting by highways, and later, white flight. St. Louis University has won 10 NCAA Men's Soccer Championships, and the city has hosted the College Cup several times. [29], De jure educational segregation continued into the 1950s, and de facto segregation continued into the 1970s, leading to a court challenge and interdistrict desegregation agreement. High 11C. © Copyright TWC Product and Technology LLC 2014, 2020. [86], With its French past and waves of Catholic immigrants in the 19th and 20th centuries, from Ireland, Germany and Italy, St. Louis is a major center of Roman Catholicism in the United States. A "Gamma" global city with a metropolitan GDP of more than $160 billion in 2017,[15] metropolitan St. Louis has a diverse economy with strengths in the service, manufacturing, trade, transportation, and tourism industries. How would you rate the air quality in East St. Louis? [80], According to the St. Louis Business Journal, the top employers in the St. Louis metropolitan area as of 1 May 2017[update], are:[81]. The St. Louis Cathedral, as it is known, has one of the largest mosaic collections in the world. St. Louis is split between 11 districts in the Missouri House of Representatives: all of the 76th, 77th, 78th, 79th, 80th, 81st, 82nd, and 84th, and parts of the 66th, 83rd, and 93rd, which are shared with St. Louis County. During World War II, the NAACP campaigned to integrate war factories. The highest recorded temperature in St. Louis was 115 °F (46 °C) on July 14, 1954 and the lowest was −22 °F (−30 °C) on January 5, 1884. Use escape to clear. High around 15C. In hindsight, many of these original settlers thought of these first few years as "the golden age of St. A shower or two possible early with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. Forty-six individuals have held the office of mayor of St. Louis, four of whom—William Carr Lane, John Fletcher Darby, John Wimer, and John How—served non-consecutive terms.