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Severe Storm Threat Continues in US After At Least 20 Killed Across Multiple States

Severe Storm Threat Continues In US After At Least 20 Killed Across Multiple States

A massive storm system that wreaked havoc over the weekend has left at least 20 people dead and hundreds injured across the central United States. The severe weather has caused widespread destruction, particularly in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.

Severe Storm Threat Continues In US After At Least 20 Killed Across Multiple States

Devastation in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas

Severe Storm Threat Continues In US After At Least 20 Killed Across Multiple States

In Cook County, Texas, seven fatalities were reported, including two children, ages 5 and 2. The tornado that struck Cook County on Saturday obliterated more than 200 homes and structures. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has extended an April disaster declaration to include several additional counties due to the severe storms and flooding.

Severe Storm Threat Continues In US After At Least 20 Killed Across Multiple States

Severe Storm Threat Continues In Us After At Least 20 Killed Across Multiple States
severe storm threat continues in us after at least 20 killed across multiple states

In Oklahoma, downed trees ripped through homes, tore off rooftops, and caused significant damage. John Feary, city manager of Claremore, Oklahoma, described the situation as dire. “We have got crews all over town working diligently to clear roads, clear trees, but we’re kind of hitting a small pause on that so we can get into the areas that we know were hit the worst,” Feary said. “We do have significant damage. We have total loss structures.

Severe Storm Threat Continues In US After At Least 20 Killed Across Multiple States

Arkansas also faced extensive damage from tornadoes, leaving behind scattered debris, mangled trees, and damaged businesses. Eight people lost their lives in the state as a result of the storms.

Severe Storm Threat Continues In US After At Least 20 Killed Across Multiple States

Severe Storm Threat Continues In Us After At Least 20 Killed Across Multiple States
severe storm threat continues in us after at least 20 killed across multiple states

Impact on Memorial Day Travel

The severe weather has caused significant disruptions for air travellers on this busy Memorial Day holiday. More than 500 flight delays and 47 cancellations have been reported for flights into or out of the U.S.

Ongoing Storm Threat

The storm system is expected to continue posing a threat on Memorial Day, with warnings in place for Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee. The system is also predicted to move into North Carolina and Virginia.

As residents across these states assess the damage and begin recovery efforts, forecasters urge caution and preparedness for ongoing severe weather.

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