ST. LOUIS — Darius Rucker usually works from home, but for the past few days, the non-profit consultant has worked from his car.
“It has been hotter inside my home than it is outside,” said Rucker.
“Yeah, I’m working from my Nissan. I’m spending more time outside in my car. Obviously, I have air conditioning, but that means I have to keep putting gas in the car. It’s been ugly,” said Rucker.
Saturday afternoon, a strong storm blew through his north St. Louis neighborhood and uprooted a huge tree down the street in a vacant yard near Lexington and Warne Streets.
The tree fell on a power line and left Rucker, his dog and dozens of their neighbors in the dark.
“I’ve been sleeping in my guest room instead of my bedroom with several of my windows slightly raised. I can’t even do that on the middle floor because the …