Show-Me Deadly Missouri December Tornado Aftermath

The devastating severe weather weekend really didn't hit to close to Kansas City but they still merit mention not only because of the suffering of our neighbors but also because all of this MIGHT prove that the world is coming closer to AOC's 12 year deadline.

Accordingly, here's our TKC news collection . . .

At least four dead and 11 injured in Missouri after tornados touch down Friday night - ABC17NEWS

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) At least four people are dead and 11 others injured in Missouri after tornados touched down Friday. In St. Charles County, a woman was killed at home and two others were hospitalized. In Pemiscot County, a young child was killed at home and at least nine people were transported to hospitals.

More than 80 feared dead after tornadoes hit central and southern US - KTVZ

By Jason Hanna, Elizabeth Joseph, Claudia Dominguez and Susannah Cullinane, CNN Storms unleashed devastating tornadoes late Friday and early Saturday across parts of the central and southern United States, collapsing buildings into twisted debris and claiming lives, with officials fearing the death toll could exceed 80.

Updated: Here's where officials said tornadoes possibly touched down in Illinois, Missouri

Tornadoes ripped through the St. Louis metro region Friday night, causing damage in at least five counties. National Weather Service teams were assessing damage Saturday in St. Charles and St. Louis counties in Missouri and Madison, Bond and Fayette counties in Illinois. Unseasonably warm weather met with a cold front, creating dangerous weather conditions.

Killer tornadoes in Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois

Massive tornadoes across have smashed through parts of Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, Illinois and Tennessee In Arkansas, one person was killed at a nursing facility in Monette, according to KARK, and at least five injured, and one killed in Missouri In Illinois, an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville has partially collapsed, trapping people inside In Kentucky, the town of Mayfield has been devastated, with the courthouse - dating from 1888, renovated in 1990 - losing its roof and tower The wall of a candle factory in the town has collapsed, trapping people beneath the rubble 'Please, y'all.

Drone tour of destruction near Defiance, Missouri, EF-3 tornado touchdown

Sky Lens 5 showed the destruction in St. Charles County after an EF-3 tornado. The tornado hit Friday night, leaving many people without homes.

Missouri rescuers free horses trapped after tornado flattened barn

Rescuers in Missouri worked for five hours to free horses that became trapped in a collapsed barn as tornadoes tore through the area. Photos showed firefighters and other first responders converging on the smashed structure along Highway F in St. Charles County northwest of St. Louis on Friday night.

Gov. Parson pledges help for Missouri areas impacted by severe weather

In a statement Saturday, the governor said, “We are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life caused by this powerful-sustained storm system, and we are praying for the family and friends of those we have lost."

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