Jefferson City Takes Direct Hit From Tornado
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.
The National Weather Service forecast office in St. Louis issued a tornado emergency for Jefferson City, prior to the event.
Tornado Emergency including Jefferson City MO, Holts Summit MO, Wardsville MO until 12:30 AM CDT pic.twitter.com/BxgIAyC5XE
— NWS Tornado (@NWStornado) May 23, 2019
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.
— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) May 23, 2019
This is a developing situation and this article will be updated as more information becomes available.