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Kentucky Tornado outbreak December 11, 2021: At least 83 killed in Southern and Midwestern United States

December 12, 2021: At least eighty three people have been killed in tornado outbreak in the Southern and Midwestern United States from evening of December 10 to the early morning of December 11, 2021.

At least seventy people died in Kentucky, six in Illinois, four in Tennessee, two in Arkansas and one in Missouri.

More than fifteen tornadoes were recorded in different areas including WSW of Taylorsville, NE of Wellsville, SW of Monette, AR to NE of Samburg, TN, NW of Branson West,NW of Augusta to SE of Harvester,S of Diaz,NE of Augusta, SW of Edwardsville, SSW of Beedeville, SW of Cayce to SSE of Hardinsburg, S of Sorento to NW of Cowden, SSE of Windsor to NE of Mattoon, N of Cedar Lake, W of McDaniels, SW of Bumpus Mills to Pembroke, W of Russellville, S of Ada and SW of Dickson

An emergency disaster declaration has been approved by United States President Joe Biden for the state of Kentucky.

The National Weather Service (NWS) had issued a total of 146 tornado warnings in several states including Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Kentucky, Illinois, and Indiana.

The deadliest tornado in Kentucky was the Louisville-area tornado of March 27, 1890 which killed least 76 people.