11 structures were destroyed and 157 were damaged by a tornado that hit Jefferson City, Missouri. There is a 3-square-mile area of the state's capital city that suffered heavy damage. It's reported about two dozen people were injured in the storm.
Meanwhile, the Arkansas River is expected to crest at record levels in portions of Arkansas this weekend. It's due to a massive amount of water moving downstream from Oklahoma and Kansas.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Tulsa is increasing the amount of water being released from a dam. The released from the Keystone Dam is being increased to control the flooding that has followed days of violent storms and heavy rains blamed for at least seven deaths in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Iowa. It is estimated 9 inches of rain fell in parts of Oklahoma.
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