So far a reported 24 tornadoes have ripped across six states causing catastrophic damage across the middle of America. Kentucky was hit the hardest, thus far, causing at least 70 deaths to go with the horrible damages to businesses and homes, reported CBS News.
Governor Andy Beshar gave a statement, saying: Earlier this morning at about 5 a.m. we were pretty sure that we would lose over 50 Kentuckians, now certain that that number is north of 70,… It may in fact end up exceeding 100 before the day is done.”
This tweet by Brandon Clement shows how one town appears to be completely demolished and in dire need of help.
— WxChasing- Brandon Clement (@bclemms) December 11, 2021
Tennessee and Arkansas reported being hit by several twisters. An Amazon warehouse in Illinois was also destroyed with it partially collapsing.
As previously reported on the Amazon tornado: According to STLToday, “a large tornado had been reported in the Edwardsville area just after 8 p.m. The National Weather Service in St. Louis issued several reports of “radar-confirmed” tornadoes in the region.” The report continued, saying “the Illinois Department of Transportation’s local office also was reporting significant damage in the area of Interstate 270 and Illinois Route 111, where the Amazon warehouse was located, and urged drivers to avoid the area.”
Please reach out to any friends or family in the area to see if they need help.