Multiple injuries and significant structural damage have been reported after a violent tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Missouri.
Emergency officials have indicated multiple people are trapped in an apartment complex after the twister tore through Missouri's Capital.
Jefferson City - credit: Kimberly Warchol
The National Weather Service forecast office in St. Louis issued a tornado emergency for Jefferson City, prior to the event.
Watch the eerie moments as Missouri residents take shelter from the nocturnal twister
Earlier on Wednesday, a tornado claimed three lives in Golden City, MO. This storm produced a long-track tornado that marched from Oklahoma to Missouri.
This is a developing situation and this article will be updated as more information becomes available.