PHOTO GALLERY: Tornado causes damage in Sedalia
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 | 11:12 p.m. CDT;
updated 11:49 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Dave Jasper and Kelly Ramey look out of a close family friend's home on Wednesday in Sedalia. Family and friends who weren't affected by the twister gathered at the home to help salvage what was left.
A tornado ripped through Sedalia on Wednesday as severe weather continued to torment the state.
The home of Cameron and Amy Egan is uninhabitable after a tornado Wednesday in Sedalia. Brentwood, the subdivision where they live, implemented a curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. to assess damages.
Kimi Arnold hugs granddaughter Taylor Beebe outside Beebe's home on Manor Court after Wednesday's tornado in Sedalia. Arnold came to lend assistance to her daughter and her family.
Mickey Sartain helps load the contents of a badly damaged Manor Court house into a truck after a tornado tore through Sedalia. People of the town gathered at friends' homes to help however they could.
Julie Keltner climbs over fallen tree branches behind a house off Manor Court in Sedalia. The twister, which hit about 1 p.m., pummeled a half-mile-wide path through the town.
A house lies in ruins after Wednesday's tornado on Manor Court in Sedalia. The tornado was reportedly half a mile wide and ravaged a narrow path near 32nd Street.
Joe Horacek of Sedalia surveys the damage to his neighborhood shortly after a tornado sliced through it Wednesday. Horacek said he got sprayed with glass and debris when he looked out a window after hearing the wind and barely made it to the safety of his bathroom. His home, shown in the background, "is gone," he said.
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