Waffle House closes over 400 locations due to coronavirus pandemic

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By NewsRadio 1120 KMOX

ST. LOUIS, Mo (KMOX)- Waffle House is closing 418 restaurants across the U.S. because of the coronavirus and the number continues to grow.

Waffle House made the announcement on Twitter and showed a map of the locations being closed.

#WaffleHouseIndexRed: 418 Waffle House restaurants closed. 1,574 open.Call your local Waffle House today for a carry-out order.Visit https://t.co/TJdYpTHQPn for specific restaurant details. pic.twitter.com/tOQib3gSoZ

— Waffle House (@WaffleHouse) March 25, 2020

There are St. Louis area-locations affected...to find out if your nearest Waffle House is closed, go to the Waffle House website.

The restaurant chain rarely closes under any circumstances, leading to what is known the Waffle House Index, which is an unofficial emergency system used to measure the severity of a storm.

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