Monster EF-3 Tornado Rips Through Jefferson City, Missouri Causing Catastrophic Damage (PHOTOS)
A massive tornado tore through Jefferson City, Missouri on Thursday morning causing devastation.
Jefferson City is the capitol of Missouri.
The state was hit with at least 13 tornadoes in the last 24 hours.
PHOTOS: More images of the widespread damage in Jefferson City, Missouri, from last night's tornado – The St. Louis Post-Dispatch pic.twitter.com/SRR9aDcvFb
— TOP NEWS BREAKING⚠️ (@TOPNEWSBREAKING) May 23, 2019
#GOESEast got a close-up view of Wednesday night's severe weather outbreak in Missouri. More than two dozen tornadoes were reported across Missouri and Oklahoma, including several that prompted #tornado emergencies. More: https://t.co/jVODsQPMxC pic.twitter.com/Bkcq4UvYhr
— NOAA Satellites (@NOAASatellites) May 23, 2019
Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX flew over Jefferson City where the scale of the damage caused by a devastating tornado was clear from the air. https://t.co/YSm0c2LWgf
— FOX2now (@FOX2now) May 23, 2019
Samaritan’s Purse is taking donations to help the people of Jefferson City.
— Samaritan's Purse (@SamaritansPurse) May 23, 2019
Here’s a video from Jeff City that shows the damage.
Around 200 utility poles were damaged between Jefferson City and Eldon. Crews are using drones to assess damage and are working as safely and efficiently as possible. pic.twitter.com/Vdpqs19YQB
— Ameren Missouri (@AmerenMissouri) May 23, 2019
— Salvation Army St. Louis (@SalArmySTL) May 23, 2019