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Multiple fundraisers have been started to help the victims and first responders impacted by the tornado outbreak across six states. The American Red Cross said it's in need of blood donations. Find more ways to help in the story below.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker confirms an additional four people are dead after a tornado leveled an Amazon factory in Illinois Friday night bringing the death toll to six.
The search and recovery effort is underway.
Drone footage shows the extent of the damage at Monette Manor, an 86-bed nursing home, in Arkansas.
The NWS Office in Little Rock reports three tornadoes touched down across Jackson and Woodruff counties Friday night.
An EF1 tornado damaged the roof of White River Apartments and buildings in George Kell Park.
An EF2 tornado that started north of Augusta severely damaged homes and uprooted trees in a neighborhood.
The damage surveys are ongoing across six states after the storm Friday night and are expected to take several days.
La Niña is in charge and expected to remain so through the winter for the second consecutive year, and the resulting weather pattern over the U.S. likely played a role in Friday night's catastrophic tornado outbreak in the mid-South.
Kentucky Gov. Beshear said a website and fund has been started to help with tornado recovery efforts. People can donate now to the Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund.
The Warren County coroner confirms 11 people were killed after a tornado hit Bowling Green. NWS survey teams continue to evaluate the damage in the area and say the destruction is consistent with an EF-3 tornado.
President Joe Biden declared an emergency in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, ordering federal assistance to emergency response efforts.
The declaration mobilizes FEMA to provide resources and federal assistance.
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy released a statement on the tornado that tore through a warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois on Friday night.
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FOX Weather shows the entire 550-mile track of a supercell thunderstorm that spawned several tornadoes Friday night and Saturday morning.
The National Weather Service in St. Louis says survey teams have found damage consistent with an EF-3 tornado. The survey will continue and that rating may increase.
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A massive search and rescue operation is underway in Mayfield, Kentucky after a powerful tornado tore through the area Friday night.
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FedEx Express said it experienced substantial disruptions at its Memphis, Tennessee, hub Friday night due to severe weather.
A powerful wedge tornado was captured on video near the town of Sacramento, Kentucky on Dec. 10, 2021.
Catastrophic damage has been reported Friday in a rural northeast Arkansas town after an apparent tornado ripped through the area.
There were no injuries or fatalities among the university’s residential students, Western Kentucky University President Tim Caboni said in a clarification that was tweeted by the school late Saturday morning.
According to the governor, Graves County appears to be hit the hardest – which is where the city of Mayfield was destroyed.
A National Weather Service survey team has found EF-3 damage, with estimated wind speeds of 150 mph, from Friday night's tornado in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
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A historic tornado outbreak that struck America's heartland overnight. An Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, IL took a direct hit leaving at least two dead.
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Police in Bowling Green, Kentucky, say several buildings have been destroyed and multiple gas leaks have been reported after a strong tornado moved through the area.
A Mayfield, KY, woman is speaking to FOX Weather's Hunter Davis about what happened as the tornado hit her town.
FOX Weather's Will Nunley is live in Mayfield, Kentucky, after tornado hits town Friday night.
The American Red Cross explains how they're responding to help areas affected by devastating tornadoes in America's heartland.
Three people have been killed in Tennessee after severe storms produced tornadoes that impacted multiple counties along and north of I-40.
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says he is praying for the lives lost and communities impacted by the tornado devastation throughout Kentucky.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul supports the request from Gov. Andy Beshear for federal assistance in the wake of devastating tornadoes Friday night.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, along with Adjutant General of Kentucky, Maj. Gen. Hal Lamberton and Kentucky Emergency Management Director Michael Dossett will be providing updates at 11 a.m.
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FOX Weather's Hunter Davis reports live from Monette, AR
At least two people have been killed and dozens were rescued at an Amazon warehouse in southwestern Illinois after it collapsed Friday night when a powerful tornado moved through the area.
For the first time since 6:51 a.m. Friday, there are no active tornado warnings.
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear held a news conference on Saturday morning. The Governor said the damage in parts of the state was catastrophic.
"We believe our death toll from this event will exceed 50, Kentuckians probably end up closer to 70 to 100 lost lives. Remember, each of these are children of God irreplaceable to their families and to their communities," Gov. Beshear said.
The 78 mph gust registered at Nashville International Airport early Saturday morning was the third-highest gust in the airport's history, according to the National Weather Service.
A Tornado Warning has been issued for Nashville Metro area. Radar indicated a tornado moving east at 50 mph with expected storm arrival around 3:25 p.m. CST.
Tornado sirens are sounding in the city.
Western Kentucky University officials report significant damage in the Bowling Green area. So far, no reports of injuries on campus, but an emergency operations center has been established.
Meanwhile, National Weather Service officials, sourcing broadcast media reports, say there have been multiple collapsed structures with people trapped, and damage to the Corvette plant with fire on its roof.
A severe storm hit just as FOX Weather's Will Nunley was reporting from just outside Henry County, Tennessee.
Mayfield, Kentucky suffered widespread damage after a significant tornado tore through the city Friday night.
Multiple tornado warnings are in effect for central Kentucky, including areas near Bowling Green.
Tennessee Emergency Management reported two deaths from the severe weather in Obion County. This brings the total number of storm victims to five.
One person was killed and two were injured amid significant tornado damage in Defiance, Missouri, according to St. Charles County Emergency Management.
Search and rescue efforts are underway in Mayfield, KY after a large tornado destroyed parts of the town. Authorities expect a loss of life but so far are not reporting any deaths.
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Meteorologists say they are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado over Memphis, Tennessee. The storm is moving northeast at 50 mph. More than 265,000 people were under the Tornado Warning.
According to the FOX Weather team, a majority of the most intense tornadoes were produced by a single supercell that tracked over 350 miles and 4 states. The storm initially developed around Little Rock and made its way into Kentucky.
At least 100 people were reported trapped in a Candle Factory in the City of Mayfield, Kentucky. The National Weather Service issued several tornado warnings in the region. Catastrophic damage was also reported in the city’s core. What we know: CLICK HERE
Report: 50-100 trapped in Illinois Amazon warehouse collapse: WHAT WE KNOW
The National Weather Service in Paducah, KY warns a large, extremely dangerous and potentially deadly tornado is impacting areas in Caldwell County.
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At least two people were killed during the severe storm: WHAT WE KNOW
A large and destructive tornado was observed near Benton, KY moving northeast at 60 mph. The National Weather Service warns residents are "in a life-threatening situation. Flying debris may be deadly to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be destroyed. Considerable damage to homes, businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete destruction is possible."
An Amazon warehouse in a southwestern Illinois town has collapsed Friday night amid severe weather in the area.
An automated Mesonet weather station in Grave County, Kentucky registered a gust of 107 mph as severe weather moved through the region.
A Tornado Emergency has been issued for areas around Mayfield, KY. A large, destructive tornado was moving to the northeast. Residents in the path of the storm are encouraged to seek shelter underground to survive.
Several Tornado Warnings were issued in southern Illinois as a rotating storm moved through areas around Ramsey, IL. Track the dangerous storm on FOX Weather's 3D Radar.
Catastrophic damage was reported Friday in Monette, Arkansas after an apparent tornado ripped through the area. What we know about possible fatalities: CLICK HERE
More than 60,000 customers are without power in Arkansas and Missouri, according to Poweroutage.US. More than 23 million people are under the threat of severe weather.
A confirmed large and dangerous tornado was located near the Missouri/Illinois line. The tornado was moving northeast at 60 mph.
About 60,000 people are without power in Arkansas and Missouri, according to PowerOutage.us
Storm spotters say a large tornado continues its trek through southeastern Missouri. Power flashes were reported seen near Hayti, MO.
The Storm Prediction Center has issued several Tornado Watches across 9 states from Texas to the Ohio Valley. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for thunderstorms to produce tornadoes. There are several Tornado Warnings ongoing in the watch boxes.
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The National Weather Service has declared a Tornado Emergency for Dunklin County, Missouri.
The National Weather Service says a large and destructive tornado was observed near Deering, MO and was moving northeast at 60 mph. A Tornado Emergency is issued when there is a severe threat to human life or catastrophic damage is imminent or ongoing.
This is the first video coming into FOX Weather. Watch as a tornado moves across the Jonesboro, AR, area. Tornado Warnings are ongoing across the area.
As of 7:45 p.m. CT, there are 17 active Tornado Warnings ongoing across the country. The Tornado Warnings are in MO, AR, IL, KY and TN.
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UPDATE: The office has resumed operations.
The St. Louis Those at the National Weather Service office in St. Louis has taken shelter as severe weather moves toward their office. The Kansas City office is taking over warning responsibility in the interim.
Meteorologists are watching a storm with rotation move towards I-55. The severe storm has triggered several tornado warnings.
Video from storm spotter’s vehicle shows dangerous lightning in Weiner, Arkansas where a tornado has been confirmed.
A supercell thunderstorm produced rotation and likely a tornado along Highway 1 south of Jonesboro, AR.
Storms spotters confirm tornado sighting close to Weiner, Arkansas.
The Storm Prediction Center has issued several Tornado Watches across 9 states from Texas to the Ohio Valley. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for thunderstorms to produce tornadoes. Storm spotters reported a supercell producing a tornado in northeast Arkansas.
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A confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado warning was located near Jonesboro, AR, moving northeast at 60 mph.
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Storm spotters report seeing a tornado near Weiner, AR. The storm will continue to push to the northeast and is expected to impact areas near Jonesboro, AR
The Storm Prediction Center has issued Tornado Watches for more than 15 million people across 9 states. Meteorologists believe conditions will become more conducive through the overnight hours for supercell development. In addition to tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds are also threats in the thunderstorms.
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The National Weather Service in Paducah issued a tornado warning for Calloway, Marshall and Graves County in western Kentucky until 6:15 p.m. CDT. The radar indicated rotation was located near Lynnville, KY and was moving northeast at 45 mph.
Tornado watches are now in effect into the overnight hours for areas of 7 states. Meteorologists believe the chance of supercell thunderstorms developing is increasing.
With the severe weather continuing overnight into Saturday, it's essential to have your phone charged and weather alerts turned on.
Having more than one device, such as your cellphone and an NOAA radio to warn you if severe weather is approaching.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear issued a statement Friday evening warning that the entire commonwealth is at risk for severe weather.
With severe weather approaching, you'll want to know where you can go in the event of a tornado.
A Tornado Watch has been issued until 11 p.m. CST for portions of seven states, including southeastern Missouri, southern Illinois and Indiana, western Kentucky and Tennessee, eastern Arkansas and northwestern Mississippi.
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