Tornado in USA on March 01 2017 04:17 AM (UTC).
Around 8 pm Tuesday night a tornado hit the northern part of Perry County Missouri. Fox 2 Meteorologist Chris Higgins is on seen where the tornado struck. The tornado has caused significant damage in an area near Highway 51 and 61, I-55 near mile marker 133 and State Road N and Highway T. At least a dozen cars and one semi-truck have been blown off roadways. Many of the vehicles have been crushed, and are lying on both side the interstate. First responders from Perry and Jefferson County have responded to the scene. Authorities confirmed 2 people have been killed. Numerous injuries occurred when the tornado struck throwing vehicles off the interstate. When Chris Higgins arrived on the scene injured people were walking out of ditches and woods. Fox 2 has received reports of some building damage in the area. The area affected on I-55 is nearly a quarter mile long and wide. The Missouri State Highway Patrol has set-up a command post at I-55 and Highway M.