Forecasters Predict More Weekend Storms

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U.S.|Forecasters foretell much inclement upwind implicit the weekend.

First responders extracurricular  an Amazon fulfillment halfway   successful  Edwardsville, Ill., that was heavy  damaged erstwhile   a beardown  tempest  passed done  the area on Friday.
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Mike Ives

  • Dec. 11, 2021Updated 5:36 a.m. ET

As residents successful astatine slightest 5 U.S. states assessed the harm connected Saturday from a spree of almighty storms and tornadoes, forecasters warned of much inclement upwind looming crossed the country.

Severe storms, tornadoes and damaging upwind gusts were apt to hap from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley into Saturday, the National Weather Service said successful an advisory astatine 3 a.m. Eastern time. It said the strategy would besides nutrient dense snowfall implicit the Upper Great Lakes and rainfall implicit parts of the Northeast.

At slightest 5 states were swept by tornadoes connected Friday, including Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee.

On Friday night, the Weather Service issued tornado warnings for respective counties successful eastbound Arkansas and southeastern Missouri. Forecasters said they expected that strategy to determination into Ohio, eastbound Kentucky and eastbound Tennessee.

The National Weather Service bureau successful Nashville said early Saturday that tornado warnings were successful effect for respective Tennessee counties, and that a “large and highly unsafe tornado” was moving northeast astatine 60 miles per hr adjacent implicit Kingston Springs, astir 30 miles westbound of Nashville.

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