This weekend, nearly 30 tornadoes ravaged Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi and Tennessee.
They attacked overnight, captured family overslept and could not prepare. At least 70 people are believed to have died in Kentucky, with other deaths in Arkansas and Illinois.
There are at least 254,684 people no power in Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana and Arkansas, according to PowerOutage.US. On Friday, more than 100 tornado warnings were issued before midnight, the most ever for a December day.
Kentucky’s Director of Emergency Management, Michael Dossett, described the situation as “one of the darkest days in the history of the state.”
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