Missouri Tornados

Matthew Buckmaster

According to the National Weather Service, a category EF-2 tornado ripped through Missouri on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at around 2 a.m. The winds were estimated at 130 m.p.h. According to NBCNEWS.com, there were five fatalities and multiple injuries. When interviewed about the storm, Missouri State Highway Pat Col. Eric Olson stated “At least 87 structures have been damaged including those that were completely destroyed” according to CNN.com The storm left first responders looking for survivors and families, hoping their loved ones were safe. 



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Overview of the Tornadoes and Severe Weather of April 5, 2023