An aerial view is shown of homes and businesses destroyed by a tornado on Dec. 11 in Mayfield, Kentucky. Multiple tornadoes touched down in several Midwestern states late Friday evening and early Saturday, causing widespread destruction and leaving an estimated 70-plus people dead.
Bishop William Medley of the Diocese of Owensboro is asking for prayers following a series of fatal storms and tornadoes Dec. 11 that killed at least 70 people in the state. A series of storms and tornadoes passed through Kentucky, Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee in the early morning on Dec. 11. The highest official death toll was in the Bluegrass State.