FOX Weather correspondent Nicole Valdes checks in with crews and residents rebuilding Mayfield, KY, after December's devastating tornado.
MAYFIELD, Ky. – Two more deaths related to the December tornadoes in Kentucky were reported by the state’s governor Monday, bringing the state’s death toll from the storms to 80.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said the State’s Department of Public Health confirmed the deaths of a 33-year-old woman from the town of Mayfield and her newborn baby died from injuries they suffered during the storms. Beshear said the baby only lived six days.
Twisters tore a 166-mile path of destruction across western parts of the Bluegrass State on Dec. 10.
Mayfield was the site of a catastrophe when the tornado with winds between 166 and 200 mph swept through the town of about 10,000 people.
Across Graves County, where Mayfield is located, more than 20 people were killed.
About 900 homes and businesses in the county were destroyed. Another 1,400 were damaged.
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An aerial view of damage caused by tornadoes in Mayfield, Kentucky, United States on December 14, 2021.
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Aerial view of Mayfield, Ky.'s business district after being leveled by a tornado on December 11.
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Tornado damage is seen in Mayfield, Kentucky, on Dec. 11, 2021.
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MAYFIELD, KENTUCKY - DECEMBER 12: An aerial photo shows a damage as cleanup efforts continue after tornado hit Mayfield, Kentucky, United States on December 12, 2021. (Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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Interior view of tornado damage to Emmanuel Baptist Church on December 11, 2021 in Mayfield, Kentucky. Multiple tornadoes tore through parts of the lower Midwest late on Friday night, leaving a large path of destruction.
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Drone footage on Dec. 11, 2021, shows devastation after a tornado hit Mayfield, Kentucky, on Dec. 10, 2021.
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An aerial view of debris and structural damage is seen at the Mayfield Consumer Products candle factory as search and rescue operations underway in Mayfield, Kentucky on December 11, 2021.
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Heavy damage is seen downtown after a tornado swept through the area on December 11, 2021 in Mayfield, Kentucky.
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