Jefferson City Takes Direct Hit From Tornado May 23, 2019

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.

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