A powerful storm system ripped through large portions of the South and Midwest on Friday, killing at least 21 people
A week earlier, a rare, long-lasting tornado killed 25 people in western Mississippi and one person in Alabama in the same series of grueling storms.
In Tennessee, seven individuals kicked the bucket in McNairy Area, close to the Mississippi line, following extreme climate, as per The Related Press. Storms and a tornado killed 26 people in Mississippi and Alabama.
Heartbreaking to hear of fatalities from yesterday’s storms. Several deaths were due to tornadoes and a roof collapse at a concert in Illinois. In addition, there are dozens of injuries
In Covington, Tenn., the neighborhood police division said the city was “blocked” following a twister. According to police, homes were damaged, power lines were knocked down, and search and rescue teams were sent out.
Numerous tornadoes ripped through Arkansas, as well as severe thunderstorms and golf ball-sized hail. Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders pronounced a highly sensitive situation and enacted 100 individuals from the state’s Public Gatekeeper because of the destructive climate Tornadoes south midwest deaths storms.
Cross County Coroner Eli Long told KAIT-TV that the city of Wynne in east Arkansas was the scene of at least four deaths and dozens of injuries.
In Little Stone, something like one individual was killed and two dozen were hospitalized, neighborhood authorities said. The Little Rock Police Department reports that a great deal of damage was done to storefronts, apartment buildings, and homes.
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Frank Scott Jr., the mayor of the city, wrote on Twitter on Saturday morning, “As dawn breaks we start the long process of recovery and rebuilding.”
Illinois was also devastated by a series of storms that included baseball-sized hail and a tornado. After the Apollo Theatre’s roof caved in, one person died and 28 were injured in Belvidere, northwest of Chicago.
According to Belvidere Fire Chief Shawn Schadle, a call about a collapse started coming in at 7:48 p.m. local time, when about 260 people were at the venue for a heavy metal concert.
According to what county Board Chair Bill Burke told the Associated Press on Saturday, there were eight injuries and three fatalities in Crawford County, Illinois, which is near the Indiana border.
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