The Lamar Police Chief tells KODE three people have died in the storms that hit northern Jasper and Barton counties in Missouri.
The storm hit the area between Lamar and Golden City near MO-126 and T Highway.
The Barton County Sheriff also confirms there are fatalities and they are waiting to notify family members.
Search and rescue efforts continue in Barton County. Emergency responders are using a drone with thermal imaging to check houses for people trapped.
Fox 24’s sister station has a crew on scene and will bring you more details as they become available.