MAYFIELD, KY - DECEMBER 11: An overturned passenger van rests in an empty field in a rural neighborhood that was ravaged by a tornado the night before 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. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)
Tornadoes Tear Through the US Midwest on December 11, 2021
Tornadoes Tear Through the US Midwest on December 11, 2021 - The twister that killed at least seventy people (dozens more are still missing) carved a swath that could be the longest in Kentucky's history. Residents are being allowed to return to their homes in most cases to try to salvage what they can.
Several tornadoes touched down on Friday, December 10, 2021 throughout the United States' lower Midwest region.
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