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Listen: How People In Jefferson City Experienced A Major Tornado And Its Aftermath

Trevor Hook
While clearing debris outside his house after Wednesday night's tornado, Jefferson City resident Bakari Moody holds out a rock - taking a moment to weigh and process the damage around him."

An EF-3 tornado went through Jefferson City late Wednesday night, destroying homes and businesses in its path.

KBIA spoke with residents and community members of all ages to try and get a sense of this storm's human impact.

Jamie Hobbs hails from Southeastern Missouri, and is a senior at the Missouri School of Journalism. She is also studying Spanish. She specializes in reporting stories on the environment and human rights.
Trevor Hook is a reporter, producer and morning anchor for KBIA 91.3 born and raised in New Franklin, Missouri. He graduated from the University of Missouri with both a Master's degree in Audio Journalism in 2020 and a Bachelor's degree in Convergence Journalism in 2018.