by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 5/23/19, 10:16 am
A tornado touched down in Jefferson City, Mo., Wednesday night, causing heavy damage, while severe weather and tornadoes across the state overnight caused at least three deaths and left many trapped in their homes. The National Weather Service reported a “confirmed large and destructive tornado” over the capital city just before midnight Wednesday. Missouri Public Safety confirmed in a tweet that three people were killed in the Golden City area of Barton County and several were injured in the Carl Junction area of Jasper County.