Tornado tracker LIVE – Huge storm damages buildings, knocks off power, and topples trees in Illinois, Missouri and Ohio

TORNADOES pummeled Kansas City and St Joseph, Missouri, as a storm system ripped through the midwestern United States.

On Sunday afternoon, funnel clouds appeared in various parts of Kansas and Missouri as shocking video captured strong winds and dark clouds gathering.

Multiple tornado warnings were issued as the storms passed northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri, The Kansas City Star reported.

One tornado was spotted just west of Bendena, Kansas, from Highway 20 and disturbing footage revealed the extend of the damage.

Weather service meteorologist Jared Maples, who is based in St. Charles, Missouri, told The Associated Press: “There’s structures around the Farmington and Fredericktown area of Missouri that have been hit.

"Chester, Illinois, is another area that was hit hard.”

Read our Tornado Tracker blog for the latest updates.

      Source: Read Full Article