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Dozens feared dead as tornados, storms strike US states

Midwest Tornadoes
Posted at 9:41 AM, Dec 11, 2021

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Tornadoes and severe weather caused catastrophic damage across multiple states late Friday, killing at least six people overnight.

And, Kentucky's governor feared dozens were dead after the storm struck a candle factory.

Police in Illinois say at least one person died at an Amazon facility where the roof was ripped off after a possible tornado.

Rescue crews are still sorting through the rubble there.

Three people have died in severe weather in Tennessee.

One person has died after an apparent tornado tore through a nursing home in Arkansas.

At least one fatality has been reported in Missouri.

Western Kentucky University says emergency crews are assessing storm damage after reports of a tornado in Bowling Green.

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