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  • An aerial view of a fallen tree in a graveyard after a devastating outbreak of tornadoes ripped through several U.S. states, in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 17, 2021.
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  • Dawson Springs, Ky.

    Dawson Springs, Ky.
    President Joe Biden surveys storm damage from tornadoes and extreme weather in Dawson Springs, Ky., Dec. 15, 2021.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    President Joe Biden speaks with a resident as he tours storm damage in Mayfield, Ky., on Dec. 15, 2021.
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  • Bowling Green, Ky.

    Bowling Green, Ky.
    People clear belongings and debris from a line of townhomes destroyed by the Dec. 11 tornadoes on Hillridge Court in Bowling Green, Ky., Dec. 15, 2021.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    Photographs of two-month-old Oaklynn Koon, who died from injuries sustained during the storm, are seen attached to a fence at the site of a memorial for tornado victims outside of town hall in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 15, 2021.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    A family walks past the destroyed First Baptist Church on Dec. 15, 2021, in Mayfield, Ky.
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  • Bowling Green, Ky.

    Bowling Green, Ky.
    Kitty Williams holds up a sign that survived the storm as her friends and family help recover belongings after tornadoes destroyed much of the neighborhood, in Bowling Green, Ky., Dec.13, 2021.
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  • Wingo, Ky.

    Wingo, Ky.
    Anthony Vasquez plays with his four month-old son Michael inside a makeshift shelter for people who lost their homes after a devastating outbreak of tornadoes ripped through several states in Wingo, Ky., Dec. 13, 2021.
    Cheney Orr/Reuters
  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    A man searches for victims while climbing past the collapsed roof of the Mayfield Consumer Products candle factory in the aftermath of a tornado in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 13, 2021.
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  • Dawson Springs, Ky.

    Dawson Springs, Ky.
    Search and rescue personnel look for tornado victims, Dec. 10, 2021, in Dawson Springs, Ky.
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  • Dawson Springs, Ky.

    Dawson Springs, Ky.
    Laura Croft searches through debris near the location where her mother and aunt were found deceased after tornadoes ripped through several states, in downtown Dawson Springs, Ky., Dec. 13, 2021.
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  • Dawson Springs, Ky.

    Dawson Springs, Ky.
    Volunteers move donated supplies at Redemption City Church after tornadoes ripped through several states, Dec. 13, 2021, in downtown Dawson Springs, Ky. The church building was converted into a night shelter and supply waypoint by locals looking to offer aid to the affected region.
    Jon Cherry/Reuters
  • Gilbertsville, Ky.

    Gilbertsville, Ky.
    Wilbert Neil, 88, and his son Jerry Neil, 63, look at the remains of Wilbert Neil's home after a tornado struck in Gilbertsville, Ky., Dec. 12, 2021.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    A water tower for the town lies destroyed in the aftermath of a tornado at sunrise in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 13, 2021.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    Homes and business are reduced to rubble after a tornado ripped through the area two days prior, on Dec. 12, 2021, in Mayfield, Ky.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    Christopher Bowlin, 24, sits by a fire outside his home to boil eggs and stay warm after a devastating outbreak of tornadoes ripped through several states, in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
    Cheney Orr/Reuters
  • Earlington, Ky.

    Earlington, Ky.
    Clara Lutz searches for her dog, Lil' Bit, after the tornado in Earlington, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
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  • Bowling Green, Ky.

    Bowling Green, Ky.
    A homeowner reacts to the tornado damage on Dec. 12, 2021, in Bowling Green, Ky.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    Debris clutters a hallway inside a nursing home after a devastating outbreak of tornadoes ripped through several U.S. states, in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 12, 2021.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    Early morning frost covers a chair sitting in a destroyed home, on Dec. 12, 2021, in Mayfield, Ky.
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  • Dawson Springs, Ky.

    Dawson Springs, Ky.
    Mike Castle, left, hugs his daughter Nikki Castle, after locating the father-daughter necklace he meant to gift to Nikki for Christmas after the tornado in Dawson Springs, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
    Minh Connors/Courier & Press via USA Today Network
  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    Rick Foley, 70, sits outside his home after a devastating outbreak of tornadoes ripped through several U.S. states in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021. Rick survived the storm crouched in a doorway inside his home.
    Cheney Orr/Reuters
  • Bremen, Ky.

    Bremen, Ky.
    Damaged vehicles and personal property are strewn over a wide area, Dec. 11, 2021, in Bremen, Ky., after a devastating tornado swept through the area overnight.
    Greg Eans/The Messenger-Inquirer via AP
  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    An aerial view of the damage to the candle factory after a devastating outbreak of tornadoes ripped through several states, in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
    Cheney Orr/Reuters
  • Bremen, Ky.

    Bremen, Ky.
    Chelsea Emmons holds onto a cat that belongs to her mother, Kim Goforth, Dec. 11, 2021, in Bremen, Ky., while searching Goforth's following a tornado that struck overnight. Emmons found the cat hiding in a dresser drawer.
    Greg Eans/The Messenger-Inquirer via AP
  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    Cars drive though the remains of homes and businesses destroyed after a tornado ripped through town the previous evening, Dec. 11, 2021 in Mayfield, Ky.
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  • Bowling Green, Ky.

    Bowling Green, Ky.
    The Kight door company was reduced to rubble in Bowling Green, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021, after tornadoes cut through several states.
    Sam Upshaw Jr./Courier Journal via USA Today Network
  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    Dog owner Derrick Starks, left, Chris Buchanan, center and Niki Thompson, right, attempt to rescue Cheyenne, the dog, from a tornado damaged home in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
    Mark Humphrey/AP
  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    A general view of damage and debris after a devastating outbreak of tornadoes ripped through several states, in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    A woman walks away from what is left of the Mayfield Consumer Products Candle Factory as emergency workers comb the rubble after it was destroyed by a tornado in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
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  • Bowling Green, Ky.

    Bowling Green, Ky.
    A car sits in the debris caused by a tornado in Bowling Green, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
    Michael Clubb/AP
  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    People survey the damage after a tornado hit Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
    Mark Humphrey/AP
  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    Emergency workers search what is left of the Mayfield Consumer Products Candle Factory after it was destroyed by a tornado in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
    John Amis/AFP via Getty Images
  • Bowling Green, Ky.

    Bowling Green, Ky.
    A person surveys the damage following a tornado that struck Bowling Green, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
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  • Edwardsville, Ill.

    Edwardsville, Ill.
    A first responder walks among the wreckage of a damaged Amazon Distribution Center after it was hit by a tornado, Dec. 11, 2021, in Edwardsville, Ill.
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  • Bowling Green, Ky.

    Bowling Green, Ky.
    Residents look at the damage following a tornado that struck the area, Dec. 11, 2021, Bowling Green, Ky.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    People survey tornado damage in Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
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  • Defiance, Mo.

    Defiance, Mo.
    A woman searches for valuables amidst the remnants of a home, Dec. 11, 2021, in Defiance, Mo. that was heavily damaged by a possible tornado.
    Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via Polaris
  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    Heavy damage is seen in downtown Mayfield, Ky., after a tornado swept through the area on Dec. 11, 2021. Multiple tornadoes tore through parts of the lower Midwest late on Friday night leaving a large path of destruction and fatalities.
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  • Dickson, Tenn.

    Dickson, Tenn.
    A heavily damaged house and trees covered in debris, the morning after devastating outbreak of tornadoes ripped through several states, in Dickson, Tenn., Dec. 11, 2021.
    George Walker IV/The Tennessean via Reuters
  • Earlington, Ky.

    Earlington, Ky.
    A derailed train and other and debris after a devastating outbreak of tornadoes ripped through several U.S. states in Earlington, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
    Cheney Orr/Reuters
  • Earlington, Ky.

    Earlington, Ky.
    A train blown off the tracks lies among the debris after a devastating outbreak of tornadoes ripped through several U.S. states in Earlington, Ky., Dec. 11, 2021.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    An interior view of tornado damage to Emmanuel Baptist Church, Dec. 11, 2021, in Mayfield, Ky.
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  • Mayfield, Ky.

    Mayfield, Ky.
    People walk through a heavily damaged area of Mayfield, Ky., after tornados swapt through the area, Dec. 11, 2021.
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  • Edwardsville, Ill.

    Edwardsville, Ill.
    Emergency crews respond at a damaged Amazon.com, Inc warehouse after a tornado passed through Edwardsville, Ill., Dec. 10, 2021 in this still image taken from drone video obtained on Dec. 11, 2021.
    Chris Phillips/Maverick Media Group, LLC via Reuters