As seen onFavicon for

Mid-Missourians respond to Oklahoma tornado

A devastating tornado struck outside in Moore, Okla., on Monday afternoon. As often happens in the wake of disaster, people took to Twitter. Here's a look at what people in mid-Missouri were saying.


  1. Action was a common theme among the tweets – people were spreading the word on how to help.
  2. Here's a call-out to Mizzou-trained journalists who are traveling to Oklahoma:
  3. Joplin, Mo., affected by a devastating tornado two years ago, is going to pay it forward: 
  4. Many people simply expressed concerns, thoughts or prayers for safety. 
  5. Here's interesting alignment of circumstances:
  6. And here's one woman's close call:
  7. In the midst of the sorrow, a rescued dog is becoming something of a celebrity – a small bit of joy, in the midst of the rubble.